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Form, Meaning, and Focus in American Sign Language

Miako N. P. Rankin

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The 19th Volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series


Editorial Advisory Board    vi
Acknowledgments  vii
Editor’s Note    ix
Chapter 1   Introduction     1
Chapter 2   Foundational Concepts     9
Chapter 3   Features Relevant to Defocusing Agents in ASL   25
Chapter 4   Defocused Agents in ASL Utterances   35
Chapter 5   ASL Structures Used to Express Reduced Agent
Chapter 6   Agent Focus in ASL Texts   77
Chapter 7   Agent Focus in ASL-to-English Translation 110
Chapter 8   Conclusion 120
References 127
Index 131

Miako N. P. Rankin is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet University.

Print Edition: ISBN 978-1-56368-573-6, ISSN 1080-5494, 6 x 9 casebound, 148 pages, 15 tables, 48 figures


E-Book: ISBN 978-1-56368-574-3


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