She notes the shifting deixis
of place in such markers as "here" versus "there," how her own mobility is implicated in others' unfreedom when it comes to making decisions about whether to stay rooted in a place or to depart for opportunities elsewhere.
As noted above, this is a book preoccupied with things: photographs, busts, monuments, cigarette cards, recycled illustrations, books of sermons--and much of its appeal comes through a sense of critically savvy show-and-tell, enhanced by Mole's Blue-Badge-style deixis
She describes the language in the historical, socioeconomic, and cultural context of the Kilmeri people and the genetic and areal relationships of their language, then form and meaning and their interface in the language in terms of phonology, word classes, clause and information structure, noun phrase structure and nominal morphology, verbal TAM (tense, aspect, and modality) morphology, grammatical relations, complex sentences and discourse coherence, serial verb constructions, interrogation, negation, lexical semantics, orientation in space and time, deixis
, and motion, with examples, as well as a collection of personal and traditional stories in an online supplement.
Addressed to the artist and writer Sven Berlin, it employs deixis
in a genial spirit, indicating the ballad's status as an occasional, coterie piece.
The Hittite Demonstratives: Studies in Deixis
, Topics and Focus.
Formally (in terms of the inventory of pronominal or morphosyntactic means), however, in most languages, conveying social deixis
is dichotomic, i.e.
Other topics receive more than their usual share of attention, as is the case of deixis
(80-90), which is given full coverage, including mention of the overlapping of person and place deixis
For instance, the deixis
in "Refugee Blues," capable of evoking the reader's compassion and unease, has contributed much to the force of "wind" in the poem, though the overall diction is somewhat casual (perhaps as an echo to the asylum county's apathy toward the refugees' sufferings).