The Structure of Modern English

The Structure of Modern English

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This text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students interested in contemporary English, especially those whose primary area of interest is English as a second language. Focus is placed exclusively on English data, providing an empirical explication of the structure of the language.We will study all of these questions in respect to the form of words in English. ... of functions, including the expression of emotion, the maintenance of social ties, and even the performance of action (a statement ... Organization of the Book This book examines the structure of Modern English starting with the smallest units andanbsp;...

Title:The Structure of Modern English
Author:Laurel J. Brinton
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2000


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