JUNICHI TOYOTA is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Lund, Sweden. His research interests cover a wide range of disciplines, including linguistics, anthropology and cognitive science. His publications are mainly focused on historical linguistics and cognitive linguistics, but also deal with evolution of human linguistic ability.
Diachronic Change in the English Passiveby J. Toyota
In this coherent historical development of the passive voice in English, the main argument deals not only with the passive per se, but also with its related constructions, which can play vital parts in identifying both functional and structural motivations for creating the passive.
- Palgrave Macmillan UK
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- Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change Series
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- 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
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