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Premodifiers in English - Their Structure and Significance

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Informationen zum Autor Jim Feist is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics at the University of Auckland! New Zealand. Klappentext Synthesises research into premodifiers and provides a new explanation of their behaviour, order and use. Zusammenfassung The order and behaviour of the premodifier (an adjective! or other modifying word that appears before a noun) has long been a puzzle to syntacticians and semanticists. This book synthesises research into premodifiers and provides a new explanation of their behaviour! order and use. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1. Introduction; 2. Zones! and types of order; 3. Semantic explanation of unmarked order across the zones; 4. Syntactic explanation of unmarked order across the zones; 5. Unmarked order within the classifier zone; 6. Free order; 7. Marked order; 8. Historical explanation of premodifier order; 9. Supporting explanations of premodifier order; 10. Discussion; 11. Conclusion.

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Authors Jim Feist, FEIST JIM
Publisher Cambridge University Press ELT
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 27.10.2011
EAN 9781107000865
ISBN 978-1-107-00086-5
No. of pages 288
Series Studies in English Language
Studies in English Language
Subject Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies > Other languages / Other literatures

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