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Author Berge, Anna.

Title Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions / Anna Berge
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 445 pages)
Series Studies in the native languages of the Americas
Studies in the native languages of the Americas.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Orthographic Conventions; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Overview of West Greenlandic grammar; 1.2 Inuit language in syntactic theory; 1.3 Approaches to the study of discourse; 1.4 Theoretical approach to discourse structure in West Greenlandic; 2 Topic (and theme) as discourse roles; 2.1 Issues in the definition of topic; 2.2 Issues in the definition of theme; 2.3 Introduction and identification of topics and themes; 2.4 Discourse roles; 3 Ergativity as a reflection of topic status
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Kalâtdlisut dialect -- Discourse analysis.
Kalâtdlisut dialect -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
Author Indiana University, Bloomington. American Indian Studies Research Institute.
ISBN 0803226861 (electronic bk.)
9780803226869 (electronic bk.)