Re: Focus, interrogatives
|From:||Raymond A. Brown <raybrown@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 2, 1999, 20:16|
At 8:00 am -0700 2/6/99, Matt Pearson wrote:
>Ray Brown wrote (among many other things):
>>I think it gets confusing thinking around focus and comment. They are two
>>separate idea. 'Comment' contrasts with 'topic' and is simply what is
>>topic. 'focus' is found, if the sentence has one, as part of the comment:
>>the part that focusses our attention on new info.
>Potentially confusing typo here: The second sentence should read "Comment
>contrasts with topic and is simply what is NOT the topic."
Mea culpa :=(
Thanks for spotting it,