Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

by Juhani Rudanko
     
 

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Arguing that a corpus-based approach is indispensable for the study of changes of complementation in British and American English, the author examines several central patterns of sentential complementation in a number of electronic corpora to shed light on the emergence and spread of innovative constructions in relatively recent English.See more details below

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Arguing that a corpus-based approach is indispensable for the study of changes of complementation in British and American English, the author examines several central patterns of sentential complementation in a number of electronic corpora to shed light on the emergence and spread of innovative constructions in relatively recent English.

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ISBN-13:
9780230537330
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/24/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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