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Title: Preferred Argument Structure and Rhetoric Patterns in Russian
Paper URL: http://languagearts.cypresscollege.edu/~aigoudin/research/AILA05Paper.pdf
Author: Lane Igoudin
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Homepage: http://faculty.lacitycollege.edu/igoudial
Institution: Los Angeles City College
Linguistic Field: Discourse Analysis
Subject Language: Russian
Abstract: The analysis of a 350-word oral and 150-word written Russian samples showed compliance with PAS constraints. The differences from English in rhetoric structure were attributed to the Russian rhetoric tradition which may favor discourse structure forms that are less common in English: arguing from the contrary and inference.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Presented at AILA 2005, Madison, Wisconsin
Publication Info: Unpublished
URL: http://languagearts.cypresscollege.edu/~aigoudin/research/AILA05Paper.pdf


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