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Gerund Complements

Hendrik De Smet

in Spreading Patterns: Diffusional Change in the English System of Complementation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812752
eISBN:
9780199979752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812752.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents an extensive case study on diffusional change in the system of complementation, focusing on the most dramatic recent change of this kind in the history of English: the emergence ... More


English morphology in a typological perspective

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0028
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

The chapter then looks at a variety of theoretical principles that are relatively independent of broader frameworks. Here it is argued that the corpus data provide strong arguments against many of ... More


English morphology and theories of morphology

Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber, and Ingo Plag

in The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198747062
eISBN:
9780191809323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747062.003.0029
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

This last chapter takes a broader view of what the English data tell us about morphological theory in general. First a range of theoretical models are considered (Item and Arrangement, Item and ... More


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