Contrast - from a contrastive perspective

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Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. / Molnár, Valéria.

Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi, 2002. p. 147-161.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

Harvard

Molnár, V 2002, Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. in Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi, pp. 147-161, Symposium on Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective, Oslo, Norway, 0001/01/02.

APA

Molnár, V. (2002). Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. In Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective (pp. 147-161). Rodopi.

CBE

Molnár V. 2002. Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. In Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi. pp. 147-161.

MLA

Molnár, Valéria "Contrast - from a contrastive perspective". Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi. 2002, 147-161.

Vancouver

Molnár V. Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. In Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi. 2002. p. 147-161

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Molnár, Valéria. / Contrast - from a contrastive perspective. Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Rodopi, 2002. pp. 147-161

RIS

TY - GEN

T1 - Contrast - from a contrastive perspective

AU - Molnár, Valéria

PY - 2002

Y1 - 2002

N2 - The main concern of the paper is to address some problems that arise when defining the concept of contrast and to clarify the relation between contrast and other concepts of information structure. As to the definition of the notion of contrast, we need to separate the semantic and pragmatic aspects of contrastiveness as well as identify different types within these two main categories. There is abundant cross-linguistic evidence for the hypothesis that certain types of contrast motivate a more fine-grained analysis of topicality and focusing. It will be argued, however, that contrastiveness not only is a relevant feature for the parametrization of topicality and focusing, but that contrast indeed represents an autonomous concept of information structuring.

AB - The main concern of the paper is to address some problems that arise when defining the concept of contrast and to clarify the relation between contrast and other concepts of information structure. As to the definition of the notion of contrast, we need to separate the semantic and pragmatic aspects of contrastiveness as well as identify different types within these two main categories. There is abundant cross-linguistic evidence for the hypothesis that certain types of contrast motivate a more fine-grained analysis of topicality and focusing. It will be argued, however, that contrastiveness not only is a relevant feature for the parametrization of topicality and focusing, but that contrast indeed represents an autonomous concept of information structuring.

M3 - Paper in conference proceeding

SP - 147

EP - 161

BT - Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

PB - Rodopi

T2 - Symposium on Information Structure in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Y2 - 2 January 0001

ER -