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Kirsner, Robert S. 1979. Deixis in discourse: An exploratory quantitative study of the Modern Dutch demonstrative adjectives. In Givón, Talmy, ed. Syntax and semantics 12: Discourse and Syntax. Academic Press. pp. 355–375.
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K. argues that the actual use of 'deze' (this) and 'die' (that) is better explained by the 'instrumental' meanings high deixis and low deixis than by locative analyses.