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A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles: Part V - Syntax (Fourth Volume)
     

A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles: Part V - Syntax (Fourth Volume)

by Otto Jespersen
 

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ISBN-10: 0415402530

ISBN-13: 9780415402538

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book was first published in 1954.

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This book was first published in 1954.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415402538
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Otto Jespersen: Collected English Writings
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introductory

2. Simple nexus as ordinary object

3. Simple nexus as object of result

4. Various remarks on nexus-objects

5. Simple nexus as regimen of a preposition

6. A simple nexus as tertiary

7. Nexus-substantives

8. The gerund. Substantive nature

9. The gerund. Verbal nature

10. The infinitive

11. The infinitive. Subject and predicative

12. Infinitive as object

13. To-infinitive as object

14. Infinitive governed by prepositions

15. The infinitive as tertiary

16. The infinitive as tertiary

17. Infinitives of reaction and specification

18. Subject + infinitive as object of main verb

19. Subject + infinitive in other employments

20. Final remarks on infinitives

21. Clauses as tertiaries

22. Implied dependent nexus

23. Negation

14. Requests

15. Questions

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