Discourse Analysis and Embedding Depth of Utterances: Clause Analysis Technique as a Measure of Complexity
Clause analysis is a technique for measuring structural complexity. The significance of this measurement lies in its applicability to both written and spoken discourse. The clause analysis technique was first developed by W.A. Cook in 1969, and later expanded by Arena (1975).
KeywordsEmbed Clause Main Clause Communicative Competence Subordinate Clause Embed Depth
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