Publication details [#1364]

Berry, Margaret. 1981. Polarity, ellipticity and propositional development: Their relevance to the well-formedness of an exchange (A discussion of Coulthard and Brazil's classes of move). Nottingham Linguistic Circular 10 (1) : 36–63.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Person as a subject


B. discusses a proposal by Coulthard and Brazil for classes of moves in conversational exchanges, and their conclusion that the sentence must still be regarded as the highest unit of grammar.