Could you explain for me what is the main difference between pragmatics in linguistics and discourse analysis? Both are related to study of use of language in real world.
For those who came in late, a "sentence adverb" is a word that modifies an entire sentence rather than just the verb or predicate. A sentence adverb communicates speaker attitudes about the ...
I'm trying to write code that takes in a natural language sentence and determines what that sentence is about. Not from a list of possible subjects, but just from the input text, the NL sentence. ...
Is there any evidence pro/contra Du Bois' Preferred Argument Structure (ergative patterning in discourse)?
In The Discourse Basis of Ergativity published in Language in 1987, John W. Du Bois proposed a theory which stated that (p. 850) [universally] the distribution of new information vs. old ...
I've come to understand that language plays a central role in producing political identities such as "black", "white"; "man", "woman", "genderqueer"; "heterosexual", "queer". How exactly does language ...
Which layers of the language is dealing with co-reference resolution and how to solve it computationaly?
Which layers of the language is dealing with co-reference resolution and what are the steps to solve this problem in NLP?
Do any languages have clear morpho-syntactic constructions that mark backgrounding and foregrounding?
According to this article, http://www.ntdiscourse.org/2010/03/background-and-foreground-an-introduction/, "grounding" in discourse analysis refers to the difference between "core elements that advance ...