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Narrative comprehension : a discourse perspective

Author: Catherine Emmott
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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There has so far been relatively little research by cognitive linguists on the comprehension of narrative texts. This book draws on insights from discourse analysis and artificial intelligence to explore how readers construct and maintain mental representations of fictional characters and contexts, and goes on to consider the implications of cognitive modelling for grammatical theory and a literary-linguistic model  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Emmott
ISBN: 0198238681 9780198238683
OCLC Number: 41884089
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.).
Description: xiv, 323 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: PART I: COGNITION AND DISCOURSE ; 1. Narrative Comprehension: Text, Knowledge, and Inference-Making ; 2. Key Topics in Processing Research ; 3. A Discourse Perspective: Understanding Full, Real Texts ; PART II: NARRATIVE STRUCTURE AND PROCESSING ; 4. Creating Functional Texts ; 5. Modifying, Switching, and Recalling Texts ; 6. Characters and Texts ; PART III: IMPLICATIONS: LINGUISTIC THEORY AND NARRATIVE THEORY ; 7. Mental Representations, Inference-Making, and Reference Theory ; 8. Distinguishing Narrative Types ; 9. Conclusion ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Catherine Emmott.

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any future serious treatments of written narrative, and particularly of anaphora, will have to take this work into account. * Professor Wallace Chafe, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA * Read more...

 
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