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This does not yet imply, however, that via this inherent role frame the predicate can determine the choice of topic and comment, not even in subject-prominent lan guages. Something like a topic-comment frame is not a necessary con stituent part of lexical entries of predicates; on the basis of lexical representations of predicates, no restrictions are imposed on potential topic-comment organizations. Although in subject-prominent languages the choice of semantic roles and of basic topic could appear to be syn chronized to some extent, it is important to realize that topicalization primarily is not accomplished in terms of semantic roles at all.
The semantic role configuration of a sentence (or rather: clause) is determined by the predicate; a characteristic role frame is firmly associated with each predicate in the lexicon. This does not yet imply, however, that via this inherent role frame the predicate can determine the choice of topic and comment, not even in subject-prominent lan guages. Something like a topic-comment frame is not a necessary con stituent part of lexical entries of predicates; on the basis of lexical representations of predicates, no restrictions are imposed on potential topic-comment organizations.
Marr and his school. Rather than directly summarizing the basic tenets of this theory that postulated a stadial development of language contingent upon the conditions of economic production, an essential part of which allegedly is the dis placement of the ergative by the accusative sentence construction,^3 I should like to give a brief review of an influential critique of this theory, viz. Kurylowicz, 1946 , which is sometimes interpreted as having demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt that the ergative and the accusative constructions are merely superficial morphosyntactic variants and entirely equivalent in semantic and pragmatic respects.