Elizabeth C. Traugott
Papers Available On-line


Exaptation and Grammaticalization
In Minoji Akimoto, ed., Linguistic Studies Based on Corpora. Tokyo, Hituzi Syobo Publishing Co., 2004:133-156. Posted by permission.

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Legitimate counterexamples to unidirectionality
Paper presented at Freiburg University, October 17th 2001

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  The Role of the Development of Discourse Markers in a Theory of Grammaticalization
Paper presented at ICHL XII, Manchester 1995; Version of 11/97

This paper concerns some interactions between syntax, pragmatics, and semantics exemplified by the development of the Discourse Markers indeed, in fact, besides, and what role they might play in a theory of grammaticalization, especially of the unidirectionality of grammaticalization.

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Available in French: "Le rôle de l’évolution des marqueurs discursifs dans une théorie de la grammaticalisation.". Trans. by M. M. Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest. In M. M. Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest and Shirley Carter-Thomas, eds., Structure Informationallee et Particules nonciatives: Essai de Typologie, 295-333. (Grammaire et Cognition, 1 and 2.). Paris: L'Harmattan.

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