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Book: The Structure of Modern Irish

Chapter: Information structure: Focus and copula clefts

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.20671


In this chapter, the author motivates an account of elements of the information structure of Modern Irish, concentrating on focus structure, the copula cleft as a focusing mechanism within the theory of Role and Reference Grammar, and topicalization with both pre- and post-posing in the clause.

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  • Brian Nolan ( - book-auth-428) 'Institute of Technology Blanchardstown'