A Semantic Explication of Information Status and the Underspecification of the Recipients’ Knowledge

  • Arndt Riester

Abstract

This article presents a survey of and an investigation into the notion of information status. Based on insights from DRT and presupposition theory a new variant of IS taxonomis is developed, considering issues such as accommodation and underspecification of text with regard to hearer knowledge.
Published
2019-08-19
How to Cite
Riester, A. (2019). A Semantic Explication of Information Status and the Underspecification of the Recipients’ Knowledge. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung, 12, 508-522. https://doi.org/10.18148/sub/2008.v12i0.703