Reference Form and Discourse Patterns

1. Table of Contents

2.Chapter I: Introdcution

3.Chapter II: Cross-linguistic evidence for multiple constraints on reference form

4. Chapter III: Topic, Focus, and reference form

5. Chapter IV: The effects of thematic roles on discourse and referential patterns

6. Chapter V: Conclusions


8. Figure 4 the effect of recency on reference form in English

9.Figure 6 a partial model of reference resolution for the segment "What John gave Mary was a make."