1st Edition

Studies in the Syntax of Relative and Comparative Causes

ISBN 9781138207776
Published March 27, 2018 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This title, first published in 1985, is an investigation of certain aspects of the syntax of relative and comparative clauses. The author provides a typological survey of relative clauses in the languages of the world which serves both to convey a general impression of what relative clauses are like in the languages of the world, and to establish certain phenomena that are of theoretical import. The author also examines comparative clauses, and integrates the material given with that presented for relatives. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Introduction;  1. A Typology of Relative Clauses  2. Comparative Clauses in English;  Bibliography

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