The Positions Of Adjectives In English

Author: Peter Hugoe Matthews
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199681597
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This book explores the uses of adjectives in different constructions, and of the problems that arise in their analysis, both in terms of syntactic theory and philosophy of grammar.

Adjectives And Adverbs

Author: Louise McNally
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199211612
Size: 61.25 MB
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This book brings together research on the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs.

Meaning Of Syntax

Author: Connor Ferris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317894146
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This book adopts a new approach to a major area of syntax - the way in which adjectives are bound together with other words in phrases or sentences.

A Handbook Of English Grammar

Author: Rajiva Wiijesinha
Publisher: Foundation Books
ISBN: 9788175961937
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This Book Introduces Adult Learners Of English To The Fundamentals Of English Grammar.

Multiple Determiners And The Structure Of Dps

Author: Artemis Alexiadou
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN: 9027270694
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But why does English lack the Greek type of multiple marking? In my opinion, two
facts conspire to bring about this picture. One is the re-analysis of most English
adjectives, along the lines mentioned above for Norwegian, and the other one is
the availability of null Ds in English. I will discuss these in turn. Literature on the
diachronic changes affecting the placement of adjectives in English, e.g. Fischer (
2001, 2004, 2006), Pysz (2006), Haumann (2010), and references therein
suggests ...

English Adjectives Of Comparison

Author: Tine Breban
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110205807
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English Adjectives Of Comparison Tine Breban, K.U. Leuven The book is concerned with a largely unrecognized grammaticalization process: deictification, or the development from quality-attributing to deictically used adjectives in the ...

The Transmission Of Anglo Norman

Author: Richard P. Ingham
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027273340
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In Old French the dominant order was Adjective-Noun (henceforth AN), with
Noun-Adjective (NA) order gaining in frequency as time went on. In other words,
French was still in the earlier phases of a major diachronic shift. In Old English,
the position of adjectives within the nominal phrase varied considerably, but this
positional freedom was largely lost in Middle English, when AN order became
overwhelmingly the norm. Thus, around 1250 or 1350 English mother-tongue
speakers ...