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Statistical approaches to determining topic

Consider languages like Japanese, ASL and others which have word orders governed not by grammatical relations, but by Topic/Comment structure. 私はえびです Seems like it should mean "I am an eel", but ...
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What is the difference between “Topic” and “Focus”

What is the difference between grammatical categories "Topic" and "Focus"? They are both optional, and they succeed "Force" and they both seem to stress a part of text. Rizzi places them in the ...