Existential sentences in English and Lithuanian : a contrastive study

@inproceedings{Kaldait2002ExistentialSI,
  title={Existential sentences in English and Lithuanian : a contrastive study},
  author={Violeta Kalėdaitė},
  year={2002}
}
Existential sentences in the world's languages tend to develop specific morphological, syntactic, and lexical properties. The present work offers a contrastive functional analysis of these constructions in two typologically unrelated languages, English and Lithuanian. The study focuses on the relationship between the syntactic structure of different existential sentence types and their meaning; it also explores the semantic and pragmatic parameters relevant to the structural differences within… CONTINUE READING

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