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Paraphrase and Rhetorical Adjustment: An Essay on Contextualism and Cohesion


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Title: Paraphrase and Rhetorical Adjustment: An Essay on Contextualism and Cohesion
Authors: Leth, Palle
E-mail: palle.leth@filosofi.gu.se
Issue Date: 11-Jan-2011
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science ; Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori
Date of Defence: 2010-01-29
Disputation: Lördagen den 29 januari, kl. 10.00, Lilla hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: anaphora, coherence, cohesion, context sensitivity, contextualism, discourse relations, discourse structure, paraphrase, predicate reference, presupposition, rhetorical adjustment, rhetorical relations, semantics–pragmatics interface, text structure, transcendental, translation, word meaning
Abstract: This thesis is dedicated to two distinct but convergent issues: the possibility of paraphrase and an account of context sensitivity on the basis of textual cohesion (or coherence). The possibility of explaining contextual specifications of meaning as a side effect of establishing textual cohesion is explored through an investigation into the nature of texts. Taking off from existing theories of text structure, an ideal concept of cohesion is elaborated which accounts for textual connection by th... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/23891
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