Publication details [#751]

Andersen, Poul. 1978. The thematic structure of texts. Papers from the Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics 4 : 221–225.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject


A. presents a model of (referential) text coherence in terms of functional sentence perspective. The 'textual theme' (i.e. roughly the subject matter of the text) is related to themes on lower levels, ending up with 'sentential themes' (the first ones directly expressed). Material: part of a Russian short story.