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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Serbo-Croatian

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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...See also Slavic Languages . Bibliography Browne, Wayles . 1974. On the problem of enclitic placement in Serbo-Croatian. In Slavic transformational syntax , edited by Richard D. Brecht and Catherine V. Chvany , pp. 36–52. Ann Arbor: Dept. of Slavic Languages, University of Michigan. Browne, Wayles . 1993. Serbo-Croat. In The Slavonic languages , edited by Bernard Comrie and Greville G. Corbett , pp. 306–387. London: Routledge. Gvozdanović, Jadranka . 1980. Tone and accent in Standard Serbo-Croatian, with a synopsis of Serbo-Croatian phonology ....

Acquisition of Language

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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...acquisition. In Handbook of second language acquisition , edited by Catherine J. Doughty and Michael H. Long . Oxford: Blackwell. Hyltenstam, Kenneth , and Manfred Pienemann , eds. 1985. Modelling and assessing second language acquisition . Clevedon, Avon, England: Multilingual Matters. San Diego, Calif.: College-Hill. Johnston, M. 1997. Development and variation in learner language . Canberra: Australian National University dissertation. Keenan, Edward L. , and Bernard Comrie . 1977. Noun phrase accessibility and universal grammar . Linguistic...

Institutional Linguistics

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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...Cambridge University Press. Doughty, Catherine , and Elizabeth Varela . 1998. Communicative focus on form. In Focus on form in classroom second language acquisition , edited by Catherine Doughty and Jessica Williams , pp. 114–138. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ellis, Rod . 1990. Instructed second language acquisition . Oxford: Blackwell. Harley, Birgit . 1998. The role of focus-on-form tasks in promoting child L2 acquisition. In Focus on form in classroom second language acquisition , edited by Catherine Doughty and Jessica Williams , pp....

History of Linguistics

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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...and historical research on Germanic and Romance languages, and wrote on the (pre)history of languages. He took an active interest in early developments in the comparative grammar of the Semitic and Finno-Ugric languages. He encouraged Peter the Great and (more successfully) Catherine the Great of Russia to amass a library of comparative vocabularies and language descriptions in order to establish the filiation of languages (mainly those spoken within the Russian Empire). His varied interests reflect the major trends of the period's linguistic activity. 1....

Kairos

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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...“ kairos -based” writing program. The ideas behind this program are developed in Stephen P. Witte , Neil Nakadate , and Roger D. Cherry , eds. A Rhetoric of Doing: Essays on Written Discourse in Honor of James L. Kinneavy . Carbondale, Ill., 1992; and James Kinneavy and Catherine Eskin . “ Kairos in Aristotle's Rhetoric. ” Written Communication 11 (1994), pp. 131–142. Kittel, Gerhard ed., and Geoffrey W. Bromiley , trans. and ed. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament , vol. 3. Grand Rapids, Mich., 1965. Provides research on the linguistic...

Renaissance rhetoric

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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...French derivates, with rederijkers a late sixteenth-century puristic neologism. Unlike the puys , however, their scope was not mainly religious. Although they were sometimes named after religious symbols or saints, as The Holy Ghost (Bruges), The Book (Brussels), and Saint Catherine (Ophasselt), far more often they bore the names of plants or flowers, like the Amsterdam Eglentier (Eglantine), possibly derived from the rhetorical colores with which they ornamented their poetry. [ See Color .] Their writings, moreover, were not exclusively religious....

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