Post-predicative Encoding: Comprehension-based Claims Revisited
are simply results of important or urgent information coming to the speaker’s mind first and thus being vocalized first, especially under time pressure.… The phenomenon under consideration here is more like a case of “syntactic metathesis,” so to speak, in which a certain element appears postverbally instead of in its normal position; it is simply the way a sentence comes out.
KeywordsPreceding Context Token Distribution Deducible Part Relative Prominence Open Proposition
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