Author Topic: Focused?  (Read 3485 times)

Offline binumal

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« on: April 03, 2018, 09:45:29 PM »
In the following sentence ,Is SUE focused. If so what is its semantic function.

# John only said that he knew a man who was acquainted with SUE--(In comparison with  the sentence like " John only saw SUE" ,I cant imagine of any syntactic function for focusing SUE)- The example is from Jayaseelan 2001