Publication details [#7351]

Panhuis, Dirk G.J. 1982. The communicative perspective in the sentence: A study of Latin word order. John Benjamins. viii + 178 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


A study of the order of constituents in Latin sentences (Latin being syntactically a relatively free word order language) with respect to their communicative effectiveness. Word order is investigated as a discourse phenomenon with a communicative purpose. The theoretical model behind the study is the Prague School 'Functional Sentence Perspective'.

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