Romero, Márcia
December 2010
Alfa: Revista de Lingüística;2010, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p475
Academic Journal
Based on dialogs established between the concept of "integrative function" of the linguistic unit postulated by Émile Benveniste (1995) and the concepts of "notion" and "schematic form", postulated by the Theory of the Enunciative Operations, of Antoine Culioli (1990), we support through this paper that the semantical identity of the linguistic unit has to be searched in the progression of the enunciative process. These dialogs, stimulating a wide reflexion about the essence of the semantical subject of the "word", allow us, giving up on any trace of stability that can exist before the discursive interaction, to progress on the hypothesis on some of the subjects that arise so much interest to the language acquisition area, in particular to the issue of the productivity of the "word-sentence" or the utterances of only one term, that distinguish the first utterances of the child. They make it also possible to reveal, through the concept of "utterance" as a "markers" organization, the speaking creativity of the child, which is related to the very lack of previous grammatical categories attributed to the observed terms on the interactions of the verbal production of the child on his or her first utterances.


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