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By Tanya Reinhart

First released in 1983, this publication examines anaphora — a valuable factor in linguistic conception because it lies on the crossroads of a number of significant difficulties. at the one hand it's believed that an analogous stipulations that govern the translation of anaphora additionally govern syntactic flow ideas yet at the different, whereas anaphora is understood to engage with numerous discourse and semantic concerns, it additionally offers a transparent example of the dependency of the semantic interpretation of sentences upon semantic houses of usual language. This booklet has significant objectives: the 1st is a finished research of sentence-level anaphora that addresses the questions posed above, and the second one is an exam of the wider problems with the kin among the structural homes of sentences and their semantic interpretation in the hypotheses of the autonomy of syntax and of interpretative semantics proven by way of Chomsky.

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