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On Literal Meaning and Significance
A Framework of Semantic Analysis
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applies assumption Bromley South cataphoric Chapter clause realises cleft sentence combination conditional sentences construction type constructions realise context contextual features conveys countermanding modals decider role decision constructions declarative dependent clause description sign discourse discourse units distanced telling distinction distinguish DS value effect element event example first-order significance Halliday illocutionary act illocutionary force imperative indicative interactional interpretational meaning involve jussive knower role knowing operation knowledge linguistic main clause modal logic modal verb mood necessary cause negative non-occurrence not-x notion occupancy occurrence value operation sign optative performer role periphrastic polar interrogatives positive present primary role proposition raining realised in surface reason relevant respect secondary roles semantic sentence speaker and addressee speaker's wish specified subjunctive subjunctive mood sufficient cause suggest surface grammar surface polarity teller role telling operation tense third party tion told transference truth table unimplemented vocative