Basic illocutions of the MG indicative

Chondrogianni, Maria (2012) Basic illocutions of the MG indicative. In: Selected papers of the 10th ICGL. Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece, pp. 223-234. ISBN 9789609948678

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Abstract

In this paper we propose a pragmatic analysis of the Modern Greek Indicative, following a systematic hierarchical classification of propositional and behavioural basic illocutions (Hengeveld et al. 2007). Morphosyntax, Pragmatics and Phonology .allow us to establish each basic illocution in terms of its prosodic contour; the use of segmental markers; grammatical tense restrictions, including number and person restrictions; aspectual restrictions; and the potential answer provided by an addressee to a question, or to a question-like utterance. To that end, we outline prosodic contours in 5 defined intonation patterns and we demonstrate how they apply to Indicative’s uses with distinct encoding.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Rachel Wheelhouse
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2012 14:18
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2013 11:49
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/11429

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