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Author Gómez González, Ma. de los Ángeles (María de los Ángeles)

Title The theme-topic interface : evidence from English / María Angeles Gómez-González
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2001


Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 434 pages) : illustrations
Series Pragmatics & beyond, 0922-842X ; new ser. 71
Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 71. 0922-842X
Contents THE THEME -TOPIC INTERFACE -- Editorial page -- Title page -- LCC data -- Dedication -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. An Evaluation of Three Interpretations of Communicative Categories -- Chapter 3. The Prague School -- Chapter 4. Systemic Functional Grammar -- Chapter 5. Functional Grammar -- Chapter 6. Theory and Methods -- Chapter 7. Results and Discussion -- Chapter 8. Summary, Conclusions and Further Research -- Appendix -- Notes -- References -- Name Index -- Subject Index -- PRAGMATICS AND BEYOND NEW SERIES
Summary The Theme-Topic Interface (TTI) gives a useful catalogue of approaches to the concept Theme in the analysis of Natural Language. The book is written with both theoretical and descriptive goals and aims to synthesize andrevise current approaches to pragmatic functions. In addition, TTI explains that different thematic constructions in natural language reveal different discourse strategies related to point of view and speaker subjectivity, which shows the mutually supportive role of form and discourse function vis-á-vis each other. The book's value is enhanced by the use of natural languag
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-424) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Topic and comment.
English language -- Discourse analysis.
English language -- Grammar, Generative.
English language -- Sentences.
English language -- Discourse analysis
English language -- Grammar, Generative
English language -- Sentences
English language -- Topic and comment
Topic (taalwetenschap)
Thema (taalkunde)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 155619949X