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Clarifications on exophora

The use of immediate in that definition is not needed and a little misleading. For example, Diessel (1999) defines exophoric demonstratives as referring to "entities in the situation surrounding ...
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Is situational context of discourse analysis widely accepted?

pragmatics is the study of how context contributes to meaning. This is not an accurate characterization of what pragmatics is in linguistics, especially of you mean "situational context" (...
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Grammar/syntax rules for structures larger than the sentence?

I think the answer you are looking for is reference cohesion (comparatives). The sentence provided seems to be grammatically and lexically cohesive, but not very coherent. There is no reference to the ...
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