Louis L Sorenson wrote:To read the article, you either
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(2) Can rent the article for 24 hours for $6 US
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RandallButh wrote:Thank you, Clay. I was able to get the PDF from the comment, too.
yes, the 'deja-vu' is correct. It's all statistics, adjustments, and Chomsky, with zero pragmatics and zero real language fit of data to context. Taylor assumes that the pragmatics will just 'factor out', which is a bad assumption for real language data, especially across genre.
Bottom line for students: stay with the V-S-O/X of Dik 1995 and most who have done discourse work on the Koine. Non-functional, non-cognitive theories are not good models for dealing with word order. .
Josep Rius-Camps, Jenny Read-Heimerdinger, The Message of Acts in Codex Bezae: A Comparison with the ..., Volumes 1-4
RandallButh wrote:I don't even want to know how much money the four volumes would cost.
Us folk of limited means are able to read Acts in "Swanson". That is fairly satisfying because all of the differences between B and D are highlighted and one gets to see the original spellings and all of the other witnesses too.
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