Core Patterns of Lexical Use in a Comparable Corpus of English Narrative Prose

  title={Core Patterns of Lexical Use in a Comparable Corpus of English Narrative Prose},
  author={Sara Laviosa},
This paper investigates the linguistic nature of English translated texts. The author' corpus consists of a sub-section of the English Comparable Corpus (ECC). It comprises two collections of narrative prose in English: one is made up of translations from a variety of source languages, the other includes original English texts produced during a similar time span. The study reveals four patterns of lexical use in translated versus original texts. 
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