La función de la orientación al ergativo en el discurso narrativo Malecu

This paper analyzes the use of the so-called ergative orientation in traditional narrative discourse in Maleku, both quantitatively and qualitatively, within the functionalist framework. The analyses indicate that this construction can be explained as a device principally used to avoid the possible...

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Main Author: Krohn, Haakon Stensrud
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/15095
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14541
Summary: This paper analyzes the use of the so-called ergative orientation in traditional narrative discourse in Maleku, both quantitatively and qualitatively, within the functionalist framework. The analyses indicate that this construction can be explained as a device principally used to avoid the possible ambiguity regarding the grammatical case of the nominal phrases that codify the ergative participants.