Anaphora

[Revised entry by Jeffrey C. King and Karen S. Lewis on May 6, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Anaphora is sometimes characterized as the phenomenon whereby the
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[Revised entry by Jeffrey C. King and Karen S. Lewis on May 6, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Anaphora is sometimes characterized as the phenomenon whereby the interpretation of an occurrence of one expression depends on the interpretation of an occurrence of another or whereby an occurrence of an expression has its referent supplied by an occurrence of some other expression in the same or another sentence.[1] However, these are at best very rough characterizations of the phenomena, since things other than anaphoric expressions satisfy the...

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