Tadros, A. A. 1985. Prediction in text. Birmingham: ELR.

Gloria Gil

Abstract


This monograph presents a Predictive model of written text, i.e. a model delineating precise categories by which a writer predicts something to the reader. Prediction is defined as follows: "certain signals in a text predict the occurrence of particular linguistic events." (p. 5). The following example from Tadros illustrates Prediction:

Keywords


English Language; English



DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/%25x

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