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The twins stories :participant coding in Yagua narrative

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This work is a quantitative discourse study of referential devices in Yagua, a relatively unstudied language of the Amazon basin. Of particular interest are folktales in which the major participants are matched pairs, and which involve extensive use of direct speech. A major finding is that the indices of "Referential Distance" and "Persistence" quantify distinct functional domains.

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ISBN:
9780520097742
Author:
Payne, Thomas E.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Author:
Payne, Thomas Edward
Location:
Berkeley :
Subject:
Yagua Indians.
Subject:
Yagua Indians -- Folklore.
Subject:
Yagua language
Subject:
Yagua language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Yagua language -- Discourse analysis.
Subject:
Native American Languages
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Native American
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
UC Publications in Linguistics
Series Volume:
t. 13v. 120
Publication Date:
19930231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
7.00x9.99x.50 in. .92 lbs.

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