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Epistemic modality through the use of adverbs: a corpus-based study on learners' written discourse
This paper discusses the grammatical category of modality and the variety of linguistic resources available for the expression of it and presents a research that aimed at analyzing the expression ofExpand
A LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF TRANSITIVITY IN DELUSIONAL SPEECH: A CASE STUDY
This article presents results of a research that investigated some syntactic and semantic aspects of the expression of delusional events in the discourse of a person with schizophrenia. Based onExpand
The structuring of narrative texts into figure and ground: attention, memory and language
In narrative texts, some events compose the core story line and, due to their cognitive status of focus and salience, are grammatically and discursively marked as figure. Events that do not shareExpand
HOW BRAZILIAN LEARNERS EXPRESS MODALITY IN THEIR WRITING: A CORPUS-BASED STUDY ON LEXICAL BUNDLES
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This study analyzed a learner corpus- Corpus of Brazilian Learners of English (CABrI), compared with the Louvain Corpus of Native English Essay (LOCNESS). Expand
For a new semiotics in Construction Grammar: A statistical analysis of the relationship between transitive syntax and semantics
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This work proposes a statistical methodology to capture the correlation between syntax and Hopper and Thompson's (1980) parameters of transitivity. Expand
THE FUNCTIONAL/COGNITIVE PRINCIPLE OF INFORMATION STRUCTURE IN TEXTS: DISCOURSE PRESSURES AND SYNTACTIC DEVICES FOR ENGLISH AS L2 LEARNERS
Este trabajo presenta resultados de un estudio realizado con la finalidad de investigar el grado de percepcion de la estructura tematica de la oracion (tema y rema) y de la estructura informacionalExpand