By Jens Noergard-Soerensen
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In connection with the delimitation of C one more specification has to be made. 1 introduced the notion of bridging inference and described it as representing an implicature of an utterance S, not activated until the occurrence of an utterance S' following S. In other words implicatures may be either activated or potential (the latter group is intuitively felt to be very extensive). In order to account for cases of bridging inference the definition of C must also be quite extensive: C represents not only assertions, presuppositions, entailments and a priori activated implicatures communicated as a result of the immediately preceding communication act.
Will be seen as pertaining only to the proposition that 'Bill likes Mary', which constitutes the truth conditions" of (32). In other words, the fact that even does not have any impact on the truth conditions implies that it does not assert anything! If this conclusion was to be valid as a general characterization of expressions carrying so-called conventional implicatures it should be possible to apply a parallel analysis to any conventional implicature. Let us consider Grice's sample (31) from this angle.
Several authors working in this tradition tried to extend basic approaches of structuralism to account also for a description of "text structure". A prominent representative of this school is Harweg, who views the text as a structural entity, the elements of which are constituted by sentences tied together in specific syntactic relationships. One here notes the parallel to the way the sentence has been parsed since the establishment of structural linguistics or even earlier: as an entity constituted by syntactically linked words and morphemes (cf.
Coherence Theory: The Case of Russian by Jens Noergard-Soerensen