Resumptive anaforer: En komparativ undersøgelse af en lidt overset sproglig størrelse

Iørn Korzen

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    Resumptive anaphors encapsulate and hypostatise a whole text segment. This survey compares and categorises Italian and Danish resumptive anaphors in a comparable subcorpus of the “Europarl Corpus” (political speeches held in the European Parliament). The anaphors are morphologically subdivided in NPs and pro-forms and the NP anaphors are semantically categorised in nominal derivatives and synonyms, generalising NPs, specifying NPs, axiological NPs, and performative NPs. With a pro-form anaphor, a similar categorisation of the anaphorised text segment is conveyed by the co-text, typically the predicate, of the anaphor. Pro-form anaphors are particularly frequent in Danish and NP anaphors in Italian, thus confirming the predominantly verbal style in Scandinavian and nominal style in Romance.
    Original languageDanish
    JournalNy forskning i grammatik
    Pages (from-to)107-123
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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