Meaning and Form: Systemic Functional Interpretations

Meaning and Form: Systemic Functional Interpretations

by Margaret Berry, Christopher Butler, Robin Fawcett
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567502547

ISBN-13: 9781567502541

Pub. Date: 05/01/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567502541
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Series:
Advances in Discourse Processes Series, #57
Pages:
690
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.69(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: THE CLAUSE. A: TEXTUAL MEANING AND FORM

What is theme?- a(nother) personal view

Experiential Enhanced Theme in English

Theme and Information until Shakespeare

B: INTERPERSONAL MEANING AND FORM

On the Concept of an Interpersonal Metafunction in English

Modality and Modulation in Chinese

Amplification as a Grammatical Prosody: Attitudinal Modification in the Nominal Group

C: EXPERIENTIAL MEANING AND FORM

Transitivity in Tagalog: a Functional Interpretation

A Systemic Functional Approach to Complementation in English

Turning Grammar on Itself: Identifying Clauses in Linguistic Discourse

Attribution and Identification in Gooniyandi

PART II: BELOW THE CLAUSE A: TIME AND TENSE

Tense in English Seen Through Systemic-Functional Theory

Towards a Systemic Approach to Tense and Aspect in Polish

Discourse-Pragmatic Distinctions of the Past and Present in English and Spanish

B: LEXIS AND THE NOMINAL GROUP

Cultural Classification and System Networks: A Systemic Functional Approach to Lexical Semantics

'NGp of NGp' Constructions: a Functional-Structural Study

PART III: ABOVE THE CLAUSE

The Development of the Concept of Cohesive Harmony

PART IV: ACROSS LANGUAGES

A Fragment of a Multilingual Transfer Component and its Relation to Discourse Knowledge

Author Index

Subject Index

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