A Corpus-based Study of Proper Names in Present-day English: Aspects of Gradience and Article Usage

A Corpus-based Study of Proper Names in Present-day English: Aspects of Gradience and Article Usage

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631534533
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/11/2005
Series: English Corpus Linguistics Series , #2
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Author: Grace Y. W. Tse is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at the Open University of Hong Kong. She teaches English linguistics and translation (English and Chinese). She received her M.A. in Linguistics for English Language Teaching and Ph.D. in Linguistics from Lancaster University.

Table of Contents

Contents: Major approaches to the study of proper names: philosophical approach, linguistic approach and onomastic approach – A semantic study of English proper names: classical approach vs. prototype model – A grammatical study of personal names, place names and organisation names – Article usage preceding multi-word organisation names: an experimental study and model validation – Predictive analysis.

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