LINGUIST List 11.1839

Thu Aug 31 2000

Qs: Obviation, Filled Pauses in Spanish

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  1. Itziar San Martin, Obviation
  2. Teresa L. Soto, Filled Pauses in Spanish

Message 1: Obviation

Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2000 21:08:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: Itziar San Martin <>
Subject: Obviation

Dear Linguistic community, 

I am interested whether other cases like Basque exist, where we find the
following situation: volitional predicates may take infinitival
complements, where the subject of the lower clause must be disjoint in
reference with respect to the matrix subject. Any information related to
this is issue is welcome. 
Many thanks in advance, 
Itziar San Martin
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Message 2: Filled Pauses in Spanish

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2000 11:38:05 +0200 (CEST)
From: Teresa L. Soto <>
Subject: Filled Pauses in Spanish

I am doing a comparative study on filled pauses between English and
Spanish. I am trying to describe the functionality of filled pauses in
discourse by analyzing prosodic features and body language.

Does anyone have good references on filled pauses in Spanish?

I will post the answers.

Thanks a lot.

Teresa L. Soto PhD
University of Seville
English Language Department
Palos de la Frontera, s/n
41004 Sevilla SPAIN
Tel: +34 95 455 1588
Fax: +34 95 455 1516
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