Publication details [#7202]

Okamoto, Shigeko. 1981. The notion of giveness and the use of pronouns and ellipsis. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 7 : 222–235.
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Language as a subject


In an attempt to examine the linguistic significance of the notion of givenness (as defined in terms of consciousness), O. uses it to account for the use of pronouns in English and ellipsis in Japanese.