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What is a restatement relation?

 

Definition
 

A restatement relation is an interpropositional relation in which a proposition(s) substantially paraphrases another proposition(s).

Example (English)
 
  • A well-groomed car reflects its owner. The car you drive says a lot about you.

    Source:

    Noel 1986 69, cited by Mann and Thompson 1987b 71

  • Generic
      A restatement relation is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Mann and Thompson 1987b 71

     

    Noel 1986 69

     

    Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 95

     

    Hollenbach 1975 18

     

    van Dijk 1981 271


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