1st Edition

Subject and Object in Modern English





ISBN 9781138909724
Published February 2, 2017 by Routledge
100 Pages

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Book Description

Subject and Object in Modern English, first published in 1979, deals with subjects in the English language (one of the two main constituents of a clause), first comparing two possible notions of derived subject and then re-examining some derived subjects which had been assumed to be underlying subjects as well. This title also concerns itself with the basic verb phrase relations; not only with direct and indirect objects, but locative and directional phrases, with-phrases, and of-phrases considered. This book will be of interest to students of English language and linguistics.

Table of Contents

Abstract;  Acknowledgements;  List of Illustrations;  1. Introduction  2. The Subject Relation  3. Verb and Object;  Biography;  Bibliography

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