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By Tanya Reinhart

First released in 1983, this booklet examines anaphora — a primary factor in linguistic idea because it lies on the crossroads of numerous significant difficulties. at the one hand it really is believed that a similar stipulations that govern the translation of anaphora additionally govern syntactic circulate principles yet at the different, whereas anaphora is understood to have interaction with a number of discourse and semantic concerns, it additionally offers a transparent example of the dependency of the semantic interpretation of sentences upon semantic houses of common language. This ebook has significant ambitions: the 1st is a accomplished research of sentence-level anaphora that addresses the questions posed above, and the second one is an exam of the wider problems with the family members among the structural houses of sentences and their semantic interpretation in the hypotheses of the autonomy of syntax and of interpretative semantics proven by way of Chomsky.

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