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    Is this an anaphoric reference or cataphoric reference?

    In writing a newspaper obituary, I decided to use a quote from the mother of the person “Early fame has overwhelmed you”, as my subheading, it is later used in a paragraph of spoken text in the article, is this an anaphoric or cataphoric reference, or neither? :)

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    Re: Is this an anaphoric reference or cataphoric reference?

    To save us having to look up these technical terms, please define them.

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    Re: Is this an anaphoric reference or cataphoric reference?

    Sorry, an anaphoric reference refers to something back to the beginning of the text :).

    eg. ‘I went out with Jo on Sunday. She looked awful.' ´She refers to Jo, there is no need to repeat her name.

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    Re: Is this an anaphoric reference or cataphoric reference?

    This appears to be part of the same coursework you mentioned in another post. In my response, I made it clear that we do not assist with coursework or homework.

    Please write the best piece you can and submit it for marking. After you get it back, with the mark and comments from your teacher, you can come back to us for help if there is anything you don't understand about your teacher's comments.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is this an anaphoric reference or cataphoric reference?

    What do you see as deictic and in which direction?

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