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What is an amplification relation?



An amplification relation is an elaboration relation in which a proposition substantially repeats the content of an earlier one and adds further information.

Example (English)
  • He went away; I saw him go away.


    Longacre 1983 120

  • Generic
      An amplification relation is a kind of

    Longacre 1983 119–120


    Beekman and Callow 1974 298–300

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