The papers in this volume in honor of Sandra Annear Thompson deal with complex sentences, an important topic in Thompsonas career. The focus of the contributions is on the ways in which the grammatical properties of complex sentences are shaped by the communicative context in which they are produced, an approach to grammatical analysis that Thompson pioneered and developed in the course of her distinguished career.Essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson Joan L. Bybee, Michael Noonan ... conservatism of subordinate clauses with respect to word order patterns used for topicalization, contrast and presentative focus. ... in morphological replacement ( Aldai, 2000) and even at the level of morphophonemic change (Matsuda 1993, 1998).
|Title||:||Complex Sentences in Grammar and Discourse|
|Author||:||Joan L. Bybee, Michael Noonan|
|Publisher||:||John Benjamins Publishing - 2002-06-20|