Publication details [#1706]

Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1978. Existential sentences revisited. Papers from the Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics 4 : 235–240.
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B. finds that the use of existential 'there' is governed by a complex interplay of factors, including pragmatic phenomena, notably organizational principles explicated by proponents of functional sentence perspective.