A grammar of the Prakrit language : based mainly on by by Dines Chandra Sircar.

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1967: 21). Nevertheless, there are clauses that accept mobility within the narrative unit; they are the subordinate clauses. They may be placed anywhere in the narrative without really altering the temporal sequence of events and, therefore, its semantic interpretation. In fact, only main or independent clauses are relevant for temporal reference. 23 The authors diŸerentiate four diŸerent types of clauses: a. Narrative clauses: maintain the strict temporal sequence of events. As deªned by Labov (1982): “They are independent clauses with verbs in the indicative mood and (in English) one of three tenses: the preterit, the historical present, or the past progressive (…) narrative clauses can be identiªed by the criterion that they are appropriate answers to the criterial question, ‘And then what happened?

However, in 1984 Labov develops the notion of “intensity” further. He then deªnes it as: “the emotional expression of social orientation toward the linguistic proposition: the commitment of the self to the proposition. The speaker relates future estimates of his or her honesty, intelligence, and dependability to the truth of the proposition. ” (1984: 45). Labov’s deªnition of intensity oŸers a wider view of the phenomenon. In the same article, the author also points out the fact that there is not a closed list of markers of intensity since this feature can be signaled by devices which range from prosodic to strictly grammatical.

And and maybe things you want to change. because you realize. how important it is. and that you don’t want to die. you’re thinking no # no # no # not now # please! ei/e c that was really the worst # the worst situation I’ve ever been in. @Eg: c @End (nar2 Lindsay) Lindsay has gone through a bad sailing experience and strongly wishes to transmit it to her interlocutor. Giving the account an end does not mean ªnishing up with the strong feelings and emotions that the telling of the story arise in her.

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