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I have a problem as I can not understand why:

  1. Mary wishes that she could visit France - is treated as a non-deictic anaphoric sentence, whereas

2.Lola is coming later. We are having dinner

  1. She was born in London and she has lived there for 4 years as a deictic anaphoric sentence.
  • If you mean that (2) and (3) should be one sentence instead of two, then it's the coming and the we that mark that sentence as deictic. Both of them are meaningless out of context; come refers to the speaker's location and we refers to the speaker. – jlawler Jun 1 at 19:46

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