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The notion of focus and its relation to contrast in Catalan Sign Language (LSC)

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dc.contributor.author Navarrete González, Alexandra
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-11T10:48:34Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-11T10:48:34Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Navarrete-González A. The notion of focus and its relation to contrast in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). Sensos-e. 2019 Sep 16;6(1):18-40. DOI: 10.34630/sensos-e.v6i1.2565
dc.identifier.issn 2183-1432
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/44487
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we describe the different syntactic and prosodic manual and non-manual markers used in the expression of focus and contrast in LSC. Given that in LSC contrast markers may also be found in topics, we follow Vallduví & Vilkuna (1998) and analyse the notion of contrast as a different dimension, which may also overlap with topics, and we offer an analysis of the expression of contrast in LSC from a unifying semantic-pragmatic perspective. Moreover, following Umbach (2004), we identify three different subtypes of contrast expressed through different combinations of markers.
dc.description.sponsorship This is part of my PhD research, which is possible thanks to the SIGN-HUB project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 693349. This research has also been partially possible thanks to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and FEDER Funds (FFI2015-68594-P), to the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya (2014 SGR 698).
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Centro de Investigação em Educação (INED)
dc.relation.ispartof Sensos-e. 2019 Sep 16;6(1):18-40
dc.rights © Alexandra Navarrete-González, Manuela Pessanha
dc.title The notion of focus and its relation to contrast in Catalan Sign Language (LSC)
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.34630/sensos-e.v6i1.2565
dc.subject.keyword Focus
dc.subject.keyword Contrast
dc.subject.keyword Contrastive topic
dc.subject.keyword Contrastive focus
dc.subject.keyword Catalan Sign Language
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/693349
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/1PE/FFI2015-68594-P
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion


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