Proceedings of the Internation Conference on "Humanities and Social Sciences: Novations, Problems, Prospects" (HSSNPP 2019)

Reflection of the Status and Role of Social Structure in Agentive Impersonal Sentences in German

Authors
O.V. Kuzmina, T.M. Pristinskaya, Yu.E. Lomonosova, N.N. Kopytina, E.N. Shirlina
Corresponding Author
O.V. Kuzmina
Available Online July 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/hssnpp-19.2019.45How to use a DOI?
Keywords
status and role groups in society, social and role affiliation of grammatical agent (producer / source of action), implicit semantic subject, semantic structure of a sentence, impersonal sentence.
Abstract
The article is devoted to the implicit representation of status and role groups in society on the material of impersonal sentences in the German language. The focus is set on the types of the implicit semantic subject, characterized by varying degrees of determination in context: indefinite-personal, generalized- personal and definite-personal semantic subject. The authors propose a tripartite paradigm of types of the implicit semantic subject on the basis of its social and role affiliation. Background knowledge of a sender and recipient, as well as the communicative intention of statement, in which the subjective-objective modality manifests itself make it possible to reduce semantic ambiguity of the implicit semantic subject.
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