Switch Reference in Kosati Discourse

Statement of Responsibility:
Rising, David P
Authors:
Series Issue:
109
Date:
1992
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 109
Extent:
xii, 86 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments

1. Overview of the Problem and the Solution

1.1 The phenomenon of switch reference
1.2 Problems in the switch reference account
1.3 Frequency of occurrence of some SR markers
1.4 A functional approach
1.5 Outline of this book

2. Sociolinguistics and Orthography

2.1 A sketch of Koasati social and linguistic conditions
2.2 Orthographic matters

3. Some Relevant Features of Koasati Grammar

3.1 The nature of the rules governing SR
3.2 Some fundamental features of Koasati

4. Koasati Continuity Marking

4.1 -k and -n on nouns: Markers of information type
4.2 -k and -n on verbs: Markers of ±CONT
4.3 -k and -n on nouns and verbs in terms of ±CONT
4.4 Conclusion

5. Spectrum, -Fooka, and Switch Reference

5.1 The concept of spectrum and -fooka
5.2 The discourse function of -fooka: Spectrum
5.3 ±CONT marking and -fooka
5.4 Some reflections
5.5 Counter-examples
5.6 Conclusion

References
Index

Country:
United States
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Field:
Work Type:
Subject:
Switch reference
Syntax
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
8689