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Mood and modality
Since the publication of F. R. Palmer's first edition of Mood and Modality in 1986, when the topic of 'modality' was fairly unfamiliar, there has been considerable interest in the subject as well asExpand
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Modality and the English modals
Preface 1. Introduction 2. A basic framework 3. Epistemic modality 4. Deontic modality 5. Dynamic possibility 6. Dynamic necessity 7. Will, shall and futurity 8. Conditionals 9. Further issuesExpand
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The English Verb
A long established and highly regarded account of all aspects of the English verb taking account of recent work on tense, phase and aspect, and of the author's own research. Theoretical discussion isExpand
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A linguistic study of the English verb
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Grammatical roles and relations
1. Introduction 2. Roles and relations 3. Accusative, ergative and agentive systems 4. Syntactic relations 5. Passive 6. Passive: related and problematic issues 7. Antipassive 8. Topic and inverseExpand
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Semantics: A New Outline
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The Morphology of the Tigre Noun
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Grammar and meaning : essays in honour of Sir John Lyons
List of contributors Foreword F. R. Palmer 1. Polysemous relations Adam Kilgarriff and Gerald Gazdar 2. Fields, networks and vectors Adrienne Lehrer and Keith Lehrer 3. Syntax, semantics, pragmaticsExpand
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‘Openness’ in Tigre: A Problem in Prosodic Statement
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An essential part of the prosodic approach is the abstraction of those features that may be regarded as syntagmatic. Expand
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