The correlation between form and function is the subject of a huge debate in linguistics.
This thesis studies this correlation by investigating sentences (utterances) and their
formal features, as in using language, people not only think about what to say – the
informative content, but also how to order it – the structure. The study is a piece of
research into the relationship between units of information conveyed in sentences and
their morpho-syntactic devices (constructions, constituents...[Show more]
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