Expressivity of Grammar: Grammatical Devices Expressing Emotion Across Time

Expressivity of Grammar: Grammatical Devices Expressing Emotion Across Time

by Axel Hubler
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110157802

ISBN-13: 9783110157802

Pub. Date: 03/31/1998

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all

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The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110157802
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
03/31/1998
Series:
Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] Series, #25
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Communication, emotions and expressivity
Ch. 2The so-called possessive dative
Ch. 3The ethic dative
Ch. 4The expanded form
Ch. 5The present perfect
Ch. 6The periphrastic do
Ch. 7The get-passive
Ch. 8Putting the results in perspective: Grammar and the Self
Notes
References
Index of authors
Index of subjects

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