[b-hebrew] Barry Bandstra

C. Stirling Bartholomew threetreepoint at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 8 17:09:03 EDT 2005

Barry Bandstra states: "Topicalization is the process whereby a writer
brings into prominence new information and places it into the given
information slot of the topic position."

Does this statement make the text-linguists on Hebrew list happy?
If not why not.  

Clay Bartholomew 

Barry Bandstra,   Word Order & Emphasis in Biblical Hebrew Narrative 1986.
Page 120 Linguistics & Biblical Hebrew, W. Bondine, 1992 Eisenbrauns. 

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