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Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp 503–526 | Cite as

Shifting perspectives in discourse

  • H. J. Verkuyl
  • C. F. M. Vermeulen
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Abstract

Topic of this paper is the way in which the structure of events features in discourse. We focus on the structure as introduced by verbs that express some sense of progress. First it is shown by means of examples that this structure is anaphorically available in discourse. Then we go on to discuss the different ways in which the same event may be structured within one discourse situation. We give formal representations of the crucial examples in many-sorted dynamic logic.

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Artificial Intelligence Formal Representation Computational Linguistic Event Feature Dynamic Logic 
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  • H. J. Verkuyl
  • C. F. M. Vermeulen

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