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This quantity, which represents a big develop on Simon Dik's ultimate assertion of the speculation (1997), lays the root for the longer term evolution of FG in the direction of a sensible Discourse Grammar. It rises to the double problem of specifying the interface among discourse and grammar and of detailing the expression ideas that hyperlink semantic illustration and morphosyntactic shape. the hole bankruptcy, by way of Kees Hengeveld, units out in programmatic shape a brand new structure for FG which either preserves the simplest of the normal version and gives a spot for various fresh insights. the rest chapters are dedicated to refining and constructing the programme laid down by means of Hengeveld, bringing in info from various languages in addition to theoretical insights encouraged through adjacent frameworks. Of distinct curiosity are an account by means of Matthew Anstey of ways present proposals come up from the background of FG and numerous chapters within which the version is introduced a lot toward an account of real-time language construction, significantly together with the 1st ever certain account of the workings of expression principles, through Dik Bakker and Anna Siewierska. the ultimate bankruptcy, additionally by means of Hengeveld, attracts jointly the findings of a few of the chapters, culminating in an elaborated version that represents the main subtle assertion of practical Grammar at the moment on hand. the amount therefore supplies a coherent account of FG as a thought which mixes formal explicitness with a large account of language functions.

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