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Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

William Croft - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 468 pages
This book presents a model of event structure for the analysis of aspectual constructions and argument structure constructions in English and other languages. Representing the ...
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The New Psychology of Language: Cognitive and Functional ..., Volume 2

Michael Tomasello - Psychology - 2014 - 292 pages
From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes ...
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Copulas : Universals in the Categorization of the Lexicon: Universals in the ...

Regina Pustet - 2003 - 276 pages
Copulas (in English, the verb to be) are conventionally defined functionally as a means of relating elements of clause structure, especially subject and complement, and ...
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Metonymy and Metaphor in Grammar

Klaus-Uwe Panther, Linda L. Thornburg, Antonio Barcelona - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2009 - 423 pages
with the advent of Cognitive Linguistics, metonymy and metaphor are now recognized as being not only ornamental rhetorical tropes but fundamental figures of thought that shape ...
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A Typology of Purpose Clauses

Karsten Schmidtke-Bode - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2009 - 229 pages
Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and notational conventions -- 1. Aims and scope of the book -- 2. Theoretical and methodological foundations -- 3. The grammar of purpose -- 4 ...
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Language Universals and Linguistic Typology: Syntax and Morphology

Bernard Comrie - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 264 pages
Since its first publication, Language Universals and Linguistic Typology has become established as the leading introductory account of one of the most productive areas of ...
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