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Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This work is a sociolinguistic study employing quantitative methods to explore age, gender, and social class differences in the use of a range of discourse features. It is based on a gender-balanced ... More


Lecture II, 17

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0068
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With the briefest nod at terms ancient and modern for ‘verb’, indeclinable words are introduced, beginning with ten lectures on prepositions [here divided into two parts]. After notes on terminology ... More


Lecture II, 18

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0069
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With the briefest nod at terms ancient and modern for ‘verb’,indeclinable words are introduced, beginning with ten lectures on prepositions [here divided into two parts]. After notes on terminology ... More


Lecture II, 19

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0070
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With the briefest nod at terms ancient and modern for ‘verb’, indeclinable words are introduced,beginning with ten lectures on prepositions [here divided into two parts]. After notes on terminology ... More


Lecture II, 20

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0071
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With the briefest nod at terms ancient and modern for ‘verb’, indeclinable words are introduced, beginning with ten lectures on prepositions [here divided into two parts]. After notes on terminology ... More


Lecture II, 21

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0072
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With the briefest nod at terms ancient and modern for ‘verb’, indeclinable words are introduced, beginning with ten lectures on prepositions [here divided into two parts]. After notes on terminology ... More


Locales

Hagit Borer

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter relates two questions concerning bare noun arguments: (i) the contrast between the acceptability in Hebrew of sentence initial V‐S with bare noun subjects where V is unaccusative, and ... More


Towards a comprehensive characterization of adpositions

Claude Hagège

in Adpositions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575008
eISBN:
9780191722578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575008.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a precise and full characterization of adpositions (Adps), by showing what they are, what they are not, and what they do, synchronically and diachronically. The chapter is ... More


PROBABLY: English Epistemic Adverbs and Their Cultural Significance

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

English has a much larger repertoire of epistemic (sentential) adverbs than other European languages, possibly indeed without parallel in other languages of the world. The set of these adverbs ... More


The phonology of adverb placement, object shift, and V2: The case of Danish ‘MON’ *

Nomi Erteschik‐Shir

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

MON types an ‘uncertainty’ question and non‐typing MON adds ‘uncertainty’ to questions typed by an overt or silent performative. This paper accounts for the placement of MON in both these cases and ... More


Grammatical Classes

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The standard doctrine that basic grammatical classes (parts of speech) are not semantically definable rests on erroneous assumptions about the nature of linguistic meaning. With a proper view of ... More


Supplements

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Supplements (i.e., parentheticals, appositives) provide one of the major sources of evidence for conventional implicatures discussed in this book. After some general discussion of supplements, the ... More


Adverbs and Social Class

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

As had been found in the previous study in Ayr, middle-class speakers used derived adverbs in -ly significantly more frequently than working-class speakers. This is true of both adults and ... More


Discourse Styles

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a qualitative analysis of the different kinds of discourse styles employed by the speakers, relating this to the quantitative measures. The significant differences in adverb use ... More


STRONG AND WEAK ARGUMENTS

A. M. Devine and Laurence D. Stephens

in Latin Word Order: Structured Meaning and Information

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181685
eISBN:
9780199789146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181685.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with an analysis of narrow focus in replacive negation constructions, questions, and various types of chiasmus. It also covers association of focus with frequency adverbs and ... More


Homogeneity and flexibility in temporal modification *

Aniko Csirmaz

in Merging Features: Computation, Interpretation, and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199553266
eISBN:
9780191720833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Following an overview of time intervals in the clause, this chapter tackles the appropriate characterization of divisibility, the requirement of durative adverbs which can measure any of these times. ... More


The syntactically well‐behaved comparative correlative *

Heather Lee Taylor

in Merging Features: Computation, Interpretation, and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199553266
eISBN:
9780191720833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Following an overview of time intervals in the clause, this chapter tackles the appropriate characterization of divisibility — the requirement of durative adverbs which can measure any of these ... More


Adjectives and Adverbs

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers how adjectival and adverbial modification can be handled in a compositional meaning theory. The basic approach in each case is to treat the modifiers as contributing a ... More


Temporal Adverbials and Quantifiers

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses relational temporal adverbs and adverbials, the interaction of tense with ‘before’ and ‘after’, temporal quantifiers, habitual sentences, and frequency adverbs, and the ... More


Lecture I, 49

David Langslow

in Jacob Wackernagel, Lectures on Syntax: With Special Reference to Greek, Latin, and Germanic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198153023
eISBN:
9780191715211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153023.003.0049
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In Lecture 49, the chapter begins the discussion of the cases by drawing attention to indeclinable nouns and defective nouns (nouns lacking one or more case-forms), and by considering the relation ... More


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