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What is exophora?



Exophora is reference of an expression directly to an extralinguistic referent.


The referent does not require another expression for its interpretation.

  Here are some kinds of exophora:
  Exophora is a kind of

Hartmann and Stork 1972 193


Crystal 1980 137


Halliday and Hasan 1976 13


Gutwinski 1976 67

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