Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English (Hardcover)

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Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Semantic Roles and Complement Selection: a Case Study of the Adjective Scared.- Chapter 3: Semantic Roles and Complement Selection: a Case Study of the Adjective Terrified.- Chapter 4: Semantic Roles and Complement Selection: a Case Study of the Adjective Afraid.- Chapter 5: Null Objects and Sentential Complements, with Evidence from the Corpus of Historical American English and Hansard.- Chapter 6: Concluding Observations.

About the Author


Paul Rickman is a University Instructor of English at the University of Tampere, Finland. His research interests include complementation, New Zealand English, World Englishes and new-dialect formation. His recent work has addressed the issue of variation in the predicate complementation system of New Zealand English.Juhani Rudanko is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Tampere, Finland. His recent work has focused on the system of English predicate complementation in recent centuries and on the pragmatic analysis of political discourse in the early American Republic.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319729886
ISBN-10: 3319729888
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2018
Pages: 108
Language: English