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Functional Discourse GrammarA Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure$
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Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199278107

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.001.0001

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The Representational Level

The Representational Level

(p.128) 3 The Representational Level
Functional Discourse Grammar

Kees Hengeveld (Contributor Webpage)

J. Lachlan Mackenzie (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter, the longest in the book, presents the Representational Level of FDG, which is a layered structure indicating the part-whole relations among semantic categories. After a discussion of the hierarchically related categories, the chapter progresses to those that enter into equipollent relations, and finally to reflexive language.

Keywords:   Propositional Content, Episode, State-of-Affairs, Configurational Property, Lexical Property, Individual, Location, Time, Manner, Quantity, Reason

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