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  tonique
  tonologie
  tonologique
  topicalisation
  topicalisé
  topique1
topique discursif
  topique2
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discourse topic

[Subentry of discourse3, topic2]

Fr    topique discursif

Synonym(s): topic2

Antonym(s): sentence topic

Domain: Conversational Analysis, Sociolinguistics

Source(s):

Brown & Yule 1983: 71ff.
BROWN, Gillian & YULE, George. (1983) Discourse Analysis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (DA)


Dijk 1980: 40-41 (topic of discourse)
DIJK, Teun A. van. (1980) Macrostructures: An Interdisciplinary Study of Global Structures in Discourse, Interaction, and Cognition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Dik I 1997: 312 f. (DT = D-Topic)
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)


Givon 1984: 134
GIVON, Talmy. (1984) Syntax: A Functional-Typological Introduction, Vols. I & II. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. (SY)


Matthews 1997: 380 (vs. sentence topic)
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Schiffrin 1987: 139
SCHIFFRIN, Deborah. (1987) Discourse Markers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (DA)


Sperber & Wilson 1988: 216
SPERBER, Dan & WILSON, Deirdre. (1988) Relevance: Communication and Cognition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press. (PR)


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  discourse1
  discourse2
  discourse3
  discourse context
  discourse memory
  discourse role
  discourse situation
discourse topic
  discourse typology
  discourse-level
  discrete1
  discrete2
  discreteness
  discrimination
  discursive

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