ADAM, Martin and Irena HEADLANDOVÁ KALISCHOVÁ. The Concept of the Dynamic Semantic Scales in the Theory of FSP Revisited. Écho des études romanes. České Budějovice: Filozofická fakulta Jihočeské univerzity, 2012, VIII, No 1, p. 27-42. ISSN 1801-0865.
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Original name The Concept of the Dynamic Semantic Scales in the Theory of FSP Revisited
Name in Czech Koncepce dynamických sémantických škál v teorii FSP znovu pod lupou
Authors ADAM, Martin (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution) and Irena HEADLANDOVÁ KALISCHOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution).
Edition Écho des études romanes, České Budějovice, Filozofická fakulta Jihočeské univerzity, 2012, 1801-0865.
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Original language English
Type of outcome Article in a journal
Field of Study 60200 6.2 Languages and Literature
Country of publisher Czech Republic
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14410/12:00061434
Organization unit Faculty of Education
Keywords (in Czech) FSP; dynamické; sémantické; škály; prezentace; Firbas; Mathesius
Keywords in English FSP; dynamic; semantic; sclaes; presentation; Firbas; Mathesius
Tags International impact, Reviewed
Changed by Changed by: doc. Mgr. Martin Adam, Ph.D., učo 14990. Changed: 17/1/2013 11:11.
The theory of functional sentence perspective (FSP) and its research methods have been considered one of the prominent tools of research into information processing. It is widely known that, combining the approaches adopted both by formalists and functionalists, the theory of FSP draws on the findings presented by the scholars of the Prague School, particularly by Vilém Mathesius. Mathesius observed the language universal of every utterance having a theme and a rheme, and formulated the basic principles of what was to be labelled FSP only later. In the framework of FSP every sentence implements one of the so-called dynamic semantic scales (FIRBAS, 1992), which functionally reflect the distribution of communicative dynamism and operate irrespective of word order. Principally, Firbas distinguishes two types of the dynamic semantic scales: the Presentation Scale, in which a context-independent subject is presented on the scene, and the Quality Scale, where a specifying quality is ascribed to the subject. The present paper sets out to discuss the concept of the dynamic semantic scales from a diachronic point of view.
Abstract (in Czech)
Článek se zabývá funkční rebizí firbasovských dynamických sématickcých škál, se zvláštním důrazem na diachronní pohled.
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