Complex Sentences in Grammar and Discourse

Essays in honor of Sandra A. Thompson

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| University of New Mexico
| University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
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The papers in this volume in honor of Sandra Annear Thompson deal with complex sentences, an important topic in Thompson’s 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.
[Not in series, 110]  2002.  viii, 363 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Joan L. Bybee and Michael Noonan
vii
Main clauses are innovative, subordinate clauses are conservative: Consequences for the nature of constructions
Joan L. Bybee
1–17
Participles in Tsez: An emergent word class?
Bernard Comrie
19–30
Mini-grammars of some time-when expressions in English
Charles J. Fillmore †
31–59
Denial and the construction of conversational turns
Cecilia E. Ford
61–78
On the embodied nature of grammar: Embodied being-in-the-world
Barbara A. Fox
79–99
The symmetry of counterfactuals
John Haiman and Tania Kuteva
101–124
Note on the grammar of Turkish nominalizations
Pelin Engin Hennesy and T. Givón
125–144
Hendiadys and auxiliation in English
Paul J. Hopper
145–173
‘Sentence’ in spontaneous spoken Japanese discourse
Shoichi Iwasaki and Tsuyoshi Ono
175–202
Some issues concerning the origin of language
Charles N. Li
203–221
Are subordinate clauses more difficult?
Carol Lord
223–233
Combining clauses into clause complexes: A multi-faceted view
Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen
235–319
Overwrought utterances: ‘Complex sentences’ in a different sense
Emanuel A. Schegloff
321–336
Publications by Sandra A. Thompson
337–345
Language index
347–349
Name index
351–355
Subject index
357–363
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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