Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English: Problems of Control and Interpretation

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    Free adjuncts and absolutes typically function as adverbial clauses which are not overtly specified for any particular adverbial relation. The book is a non-formal, corpus based study of their current use in English. Its particular focus is on a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of their semantic indeterminacy and the syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic factors that help resolve it.

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    Number of Pages: 268
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780415867696
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    Listed in: Grammar, syntax & morphology
    Publisher: Routledge

    Books by Bernd Kortmann

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