Models of global information structure; theme; rheme; levels of information structure
Neophilologica, T. 23 (2011), s. 201-212
The aim of this paper is to analyze the types of global organisation of information structures in
discourse. Information structures are defined as hierarchically organized thematic-rhematic structures
and, in their thematic part, the author distinguishes three levels represented by: global theme,
theme of a group of sentences and sentence theme. The author focuses her attention on two highest
levels of information structure and describes the models of global information structure.