4 edition of The semantic variability of absolute constructions found in the catalog.
1985 by D. Reidel Pub. Co., Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston, Hingham, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English
|Statement||Gregory T. Stump.|
|Series||Synthese language library ;, v. 25|
|LC Classifications||PE1585 .S665 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 403 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||403|
|ISBN 10||9027718954, 9027718962|
|LC Control Number||84022277|
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The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of such constructions.
As has been widely noted in traditional grammatical studies of English, free adjuncts and absolute phrases have the ability to playa number of specific logical roles in the. The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of such constructions.
As has been widely noted in traditional grammatical studies of English, free adjuncts and absoluteBrand: Springer Netherlands. The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of such constructions.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the author's thesis (Ph. DOhio State University, ) presented under title: The formal semantics and pragmatics of free adjuncts and absolutes in English.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: I. The Semantic Variability of Free Adjuncts and Absolutes Introduction to Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English Traditional Thoughts on the Semantic Variability of Free Adjuncts and Absolutes Plan of Discussion Some Syntactic Conventions.
Stump G.T. () The Semantic Variability of Free Adjuncts and Absolutes. In: The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions. Synthese Language Library (Text and Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy), vol Author: Gregory T.
Stump. By Gregory T. Stump, Published on 01/01/ Repository Citation. Stump, Gregory T., "The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions" ().Cited by: The Semantic Variability The semantic variability of absolute constructions book Absolute Constructions Book 25 The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of such constructions.
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The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics. This book investigates the reasons for the variability of absolute constructions, arguing that the logical relation between an absolute construction and the clause which it modifies may depend on a variety of factors--that this relation is, in some cases, determined by the semantic properties of an overt operator appearing in the modified.
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It sets forth the network of hypotheses constituting Paradigm Function Morphology, a theory of inflectional form whose central insight is that paradigms play an essential role in the definition of a language's system of word structure. In linguistics, an absolute construction is a grammatical construction standing apart from a normal or usual syntactical relation with other words or sentence elements.
It can be a non-finite clause that is subordinate in form and modifies an entire sentence, an adjective or possessive pronoun standing alone without a modified substantive, or a transitive verb when its object is implied but. from book Absolute Clauses in English from the Systemic Functional Perspective (pp) Absolute Clauses in the Literature.
The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions. The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions, Synthese. Summary and final discussion. The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions.
The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy) by G.T. Stump Hardcover. “absolute construction” is given, the same term is used by the American scientists Anne Longknife in the book “The art of styling sentences” (Longknife, ) and Gregory Stump in work “Semantic variability of absolute constructions” (Stump, ).
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This book focuses on the structural diversity, semantic variability, case choice, stylistic characteristics and diachronic distribution of English absolute clauses. The syntactic roles assumed by absolute clauses in the traditional sense can be categorized into clausal adjuncts, attendant circumstances and appositives.
Split constructions are very widespread in natural languages. The separation of the semantic restriction of a quantifier from that quantifier is a typical example of such a construction. This study addresses the problem that such discontinuous strings exhibit a number of locality constraints, including intervention by: 3.
This paper traces the semantic development of the English absolute construction from Old to Present-day English on the basis of extensive corpus data.
It is observed that the absolute construction developed from a solely adverbial, strictly subordinate construction into a construction with a much larger range of functions, including quasi-coordinate constructions.
The present paper addresses the register diffusion of the English absolute, a non-finite construction functioning as an adverbial (an example from Present-day-English is: One of the cheap cigars to which she was addicted burns ignored between her fingers, the skin of her face dragging down with indifference.
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The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions. avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions/5(4). the distributional semantic model was created and used to generate the input to the VNC algorithm.
Section 4 presents two case studies that illustrate how the method can capture changes in the productivity of constructions, thereby showing the benefits of using semantic information in VNC periodization.
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The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions: Synthese Language Library. Dordrecht: Reidel. His semantic publications include The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions (Reidel, ) as well as recent work on inflectional semantics.
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We think of these correlations – the statistical instantiation of “hanging togeether” – as providing targets for theorists.
Constructions, Semantic Compatibility, and Coercion: An Empirical Usage-based Approach by Soyeon Yoon This study investigates the nature of semantic compatibility between constructions and lexical items that occur in them in relation with language use, and the related concept.
Existential constructions in crosslinguistic perspective 7 Drawing upon Leonetti (), Cruschina () suggests that, at least in Italo-Romance, the structures illustrated in (10a-b) should be distinguished.
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[email protected] Octo Abstract Montague’s framework for semantic interpretation has always been less well adapted to the interpretation of words than of syntactic constructions.