Allen, Shanley E.M 2000

Allen, Shanley E.M. 2000. A discourse-pragmatic explanation for argument representation in child Inuktitut. Linguistics 38. 483-521. Walter de Gruyter.

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  author     = {Allen, Shanley E.M},
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  pages      = {483-521},
  publisher  = {Walter de Gruyter},
  title      = {A discourse-pragmatic explanation for argument representation in child Inuktitut},
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  abstract   = {This paper assesses discourse pragmatics as a potential explanation for the production and omission of arguments in early child language. It employs a set of features that characterize typical situations of informativeness (Greenfield and Smith 1976; Clancy 1993, 1997) to examine argument status in data from four children aged 2;0 through 3;6 learning Inuktitut as a first language. Results based on logistic regression analyses suggest that a discourse-pragmatics account of argument representation has good explanatory adequacy, and that several of the features characterizing informativeness are good indicators of those arguments that tend to be overtly produced rather than omitted in early child language.},
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