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Phrase et intégration textuelle

Abstract : This article sets up a twofold modelling of verbal communication: i.e. syntactic computing, and textual computing. Syntactic computing consists in producing / interpreting syntactic elementary units, which follow the 'sentence' pattern (core + peripheric elements), in a step by step ('sequence' by 'sequence') process. Textual computing deals with immediate integration of processed sequences into a higher level of textual representation. The analysis of the oral text shows that the sentence level clearly plays a basic structuring role, which no alternative unit is likely to play. Textual units of a higher level are more difficult to determine, for at least three reasons: (a) sequences may provide heterogeneous materials; (b) embedding sequences in order to build a higher representation is a continuous process, which leads to complex hierarchical structures; (c) the speaker often follows a non-consistent expository path. Intonation has been deliberately left aside: the aim was to extend a purely segmental analysis as far as possible towards a complete account of the text.
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Pierre Le Goffic. Phrase et intégration textuelle. Langue française, Armand Colin, 2011, pp.11-28. ⟨halshs-00669596⟩



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