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What is a restatement relation?



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.


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

  • Generic
      A restatement relation is a kind of

    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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