publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2020

Generisk anafor i tekst : en korpusundersøkelse av norsk

Kurek-Przybilski, Anna;
Open Access Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: Jagiellonian University Press
  • Country: Poland
This paper examines generic anaphora in Norwegian. The study is corpus-based and consists of an analysis of 170 generic texts retrieved from an online encyclopaedia Store norske leksikon. The texts were divided into five thematical categories: people, animals, plants, tools and other. The analysis focuses both on generic nouns in each of the texts, as well as anaphoric references in them. Generic anaphora can be expressed with the use of pronouns as well as nouns that are synonymous to the main noun in each of the texts (e.g. “animal” as an anaphoric reference to “dog” etc.). The study shows that in the texts, the forms of anaphoric expressions were often in acc...
free text keywords: genericity, generics, anaphora, Norwegian, corpus linguistics
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