LINGUIST List 11.1697

Mon Aug 7 2000

Qs: Textual Boundaries,SeekingGenie Article(s)

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  1. Diana Yankova, Identification of Textual Boundaries
  2. Joyce.Milambiling, Seeking Genie article(s)

Message 1: Identification of Textual Boundaries

Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2000 20:01:20 +0300
From: Diana Yankova <yankovanlcv.net>
Subject: Identification of Textual Boundaries

At present I'm working on my PhD thesis on Bulgarian-English legal
texts: 'Textual Patterns in Preparatory Qualifications' within the
traditions of systemic-functional linguistics (thematic progression,
cohesion, etc.). Not surprisingly, one of the greatest problems I have
is breaking down statutory discourse (or any discourse) into
structurally complete, semantically meaningful, analysable units. I'd
appreciate any ideas or references as to delimitation of textual
boundaries within the statutory norm.



Yankovanlcv.net
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Message 2: Seeking Genie article(s)

Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2000 12:20:17 -0500 (CDT)
From: Joyce.Milambiling <Joyce.Milambilinguni.edu>
Subject: Seeking Genie article(s)

I am looking for the citation for the articles that appeared in, I think,
New Yorker Magazine on "Genie," the girl who was studied intensively by some 
linguists in California. They were very well written and I'd like to recommend
them to my students.

Thanks in advance.

Joyce Milambiling, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls
joyce.milambilinguni.edu 
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