Outside the Clause

Form and function of extra-clausal constituents

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This volume brings together a number of articles on the form and function of extra-clausal constituents, a group of linguistic elements which have puzzled linguists by defying analysis in terms of ordinary sentence grammar. Given their high frequency and communicative importance, these elements can, however, no longer be dismissed as a marginal linguistic phenomenon. In recent years this awareness has resulted not only in more systematic treatments of extra-clausal constituents, but has also highlighted the need to account for them in grammatical theory. Based on (mainly English) corpus data, the volume investigates the discourse-pragmatic, semantic, syntactic and phonological features of a range of extra-clausal constituents, including discourse markers, free adjuncts, left dislocands, insubordinate clauses and various kinds of adverbials. The individual chapters adopt a number of different perspectives, investigating the diachronic development of extra-clausal constituents, their multi-functionality and their use in bilingual settings, also addressing the question of how they can be incorporated into existing models of grammar.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 178]  2016.  vi, 450 pp.
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Table of Contents
Extra-clausal constituents: An overview
Gunther Kaltenböck, Evelien Keizer and Arne Lohmann
1–26
Part 1. The multifunctionality of ECCs
Pragmatic markers as constructions. The case of anyway
Karin Aijmer
29–58
The (the) fact is (that) construction in English and Dutch
Evelien Keizer
59–96
Planning what to say: Uh and um among the pragmatic markers
Gunnel Tottie
97–122
Part 2. The diachronic development of ECCs
Mirativity and rhetorical structure: The development and prosody of disjunct and anaphoric adverbials with ‘no’ wonder
Caroline Gentens, Ditte Kimps, Kristin Davidse, Gilles Jacobs, An Van linden and Lieselotte Brems
125–156
From clause to adverb: On the history of maybe
María José López-Couso and Belén Méndez-Naya
157–176
Towards a unified constructional characterisation of the nonfinite periphery: On verbal free adjuncts and absolutes in English
Carla Bouzada-Jabois and Javier Pérez-Guerra
177–202
Left-dislocated strings in Modern English epistolary prose: A comparison with contemporary spoken Left Dislocation
David Tizón-Couto
203–240
Part 3. ECCs in bilingual settings
Extra-clausal constituents and language contact: The case of discourse markers
Bernd Heine
243–272
The role of extra-clausal constituents in bilingual speech: The emerging of regular patterns in a bilingual corpus
Eugenio Goria
273–302
Part 4. ECCs: a grammar of their own?
The syntax of confirmationals: A neo-performative analysis
Martina Wiltschko and Johannes Heim
305–340
On the grammatical status of insubordinate if-clauses
Gunther Kaltenböck
341–378
Intensifying adverbs ‘outside the clause’: A cognitive analysis
Alexander Haselow
379–416
Aspects of discourse marker sequencing: Empirical challenges and theoretical implications
Arne Lohmann and Christian Koops
417–446
Index
447–450
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009060 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2016029677