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Lexical cohesion and the organization of discourse
First year report

PhD student: Ildikó Berzlánovich Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gisela Redeker Dr. Markus Egg

Center for Language and Cognition Groningen University of Groningen

2008

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1 Introduction.........................................................................................................1 2 Lexical cohesion...................................................................................................2 2.1 Lexical cohesion and discourse organization................................................2 2.1.1 Introduction.............................................................................................2 2.1.2 Lexical cohesion and genre.....................................................................2 2.1.3 Lexical cohesion and coherence .............................................................3 2.2 The role of lexical cohesion in the segmentation and centrality of discourse units......................................................................................................................5 2.2.1 Introduction.............................................................................................5 2.2.2 Discourse segmentation ..........................................................................6 2.2.3 Central discourse units............................................................................8 2.2.4 Conclusion ..............................................................................................8 3 Lexical cohesion analysis....................................................................................9 3.1 The patterns of lexical cohesion: chains and networks .................................9 3.2 Classification of lexical cohesive relations .................................................12 3.3 Elements forming lexical…...

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