Germanic Linguistics

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    Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English

    Problems of Control and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Kortmann

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-02-07
    Germanic Linguistics