Paper: A Formal Grammar Of Expressiveness For Sacred Legends

ACL ID C80-1023
Title A Formal Grammar Of Expressiveness For Sacred Legends
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1980
Authors

The element X 1 has all the properties of X plus some new feature(s). Examples: a man ÷ a carpenter; a city ÷ New York; a nose ÷ a very big nose. Amplification (AMPLIF) a substitution of an "amplified" element X! for a more "neutral" element X. The amplification may be with respect to dimensions, duration, degree, etc. Examples: deception ÷ treachery; rape ÷ child-rape; talent ÷ genius. Repetition (REPET) a substitution of a series of nearly identical elements X, X 1..... X n for an element X. A FORMAL GRAMMAR OF EXPRESSIVENESS FOR SACRED LEGENDS F. Dreizin, A. Shenhar, H. Bar-ltzhak Haifa University, Haifa, Israel Examples: a door ÷ the first door, the second door, the third door .... a waiter ÷ the first waiter, the second waiter .... Variation (VAR) a substitution of a series of...