Outside the clause : form and function of extra-clausal constituents / edited by Gunther Kaltenböck, Evelien Keizer, Arne Lohmann.

Amsterdam, [Netherlands] ; Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2016.
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Studies in language companion series ; Volume 178.
Studies in Language Companion Series, 0165-7763 ; Volume 178

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Outside the Clause; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Extra-clausal constituents; 1. What are extra-clausal constituents?; 2. In what way are ECCs "outside" the clause?; 3. Categories of ECCs; 4. The functions of ECCs; 5. Origin and development of ECCs; 6. EECs in different grammatical models; 7. The present volume; References; Part 1. The multifunctionality of ECCs; Pragmatic markers as constructions. The case of anyway; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Previous work; 1.2 The interactional perspective; 1.3 Corpora; 2. A quantitative analysis of anyway in different varieties
2.1 The frequency of anyway2.2 Position of anyway; 2.3 Anyway and collocations; 3. The function of anyway in the left and the right periphery; 3.1 Anyway in the left periphery; 3.1.1 Anyway signalling resumption and continuation; 3.1.2 Anyway marking transitions in the narrative; 3.1.3 Anyway signalling topic close and topic change; 3.1.4 Anyway in the left periphery -summing up; 4. Anyway as a 'stand-alone' marker; 4.1 'Stand-alone' anyway as a marker of closure; 4.2 'Stand-alone' anyway with the function to abandon the topic unresolved
4.3 'Stand-alone' anyway as a part of a little dialogue to come to an agreement5. The function of anyway in right periphery; 5.1 Right periphery anyway with a strengthening function; 5.2 Anyway with a weakening function (= at least); 5.3 Right periphery anyway marking topic shift; 5.4 Anyway as an 'increment'; 6. Summary and discussion; Appendix; Transcription conventions; References; The (the) fact is (that) construction in English and Dutch; 1. Introduction ; 2. The X-is construction; 2.1 Form and function of the X-is construction; 2.2 Analysis of the X-is construction
3. The fact-is construction in English and Dutch: Formal properties3.1 The presence and form of the determiner; 3.2 The presence of modifiers; 3.3 The form of the focused element; 4. The fact-is construction in English and Dutch: Functional properties; 4.1 Previous accounts; 4.2 The present study; 4.2.1 The functions of the fact-is construction: A classification; 4.2.2 The functions of the fact-is construction: English and Dutch compared; 5. Looking for correlations; 5.1 Form-form correlations; 5.1.1 Determiners and word order; 5.1.2 Determiners and modifiers; 5.2 Form-function correlations
5.2.1 Pragmatic functions and determiners5.2.2 Pragmatic functions and modifiers; 5.2.3 Pragmatic functions and the form of the focused element; 5.3 A possible explanation; I. Pragmatic specialization; II. Pragmatic generalization; 6. The fact-is construction in FDG; 6.1 A brief introduction to FDG; 6.1.1 General architecture of the model; 6.1.2 Levels and layers; 6.1.3 Modifiers and operators; 6.2 An FDG analysis of fact-is constructions; 6.2.1 Analysing fact-is Fact as a fully lexical noun. Let us start by considering example (20), where fact is a fully lexical noun heading the subject NP of a specificational copular construction. The subject NP functions as a presupposed variable (the facts of the previ
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Kaltenböck, Gunther, editor.
Keizer, Evelien, editor.
Lohmann, Arne, editor.