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Psy of Language-CH 7

Discourse comprehension & memory

Narrative discourse can be contrasted with expository discourse, in which the goal of the writer is not to tell a story but rather to convey information about the subject matter.
Anaphor When we use an expression to refer back to something previously mentioned in discourse, the referring expression is called
3 ways we store discourse surface representation ,propositional representations & situational models
Situational modes retained the best and are based on spaial or causal relations between parts of a text
Episodes have a characteristics structure some initiating event occurs, leading to some internal response on the part of the protagonist
Bridging inference If we don't have a direct antecedent for the given information, we can still tie the sentences together by making a bridging inference.
Different genres are associated with difference types of schemata, which are structures in ____________ that specify the usual arrangement of information in a text. Semantic memory
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