Situations, Tense, and Aspect: Dynamic Discourse Ontology and the Semantic Flexibility of Temporal System in German and English

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Walter de Gruyter, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 289 pages
 

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Contents

Chapter
13
The delineation of basic situations and constellations
31
Denoting specifying and restricting basic situations
51
Identity of situations across information growth and difference
59
Flexibility in choice of identity conditions
71
Expressions of identity conditions
94
roles and institutions
99
Discussion about alternative ontologies
113
Speech time perspective time reference time event time
147
Simplifications and reductions from situations to times
185
Conclusion
209
Flexible Grammars for handling scopes
219
Conclusion
264
References
275
Index
285
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Chapter 2
127

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