Formulaic sequences: a drop in the ocean of constructions or something more significant?**

@inproceedings{Buerki2016FormulaicSA,
  title={Formulaic sequences: a drop in the ocean of constructions or something more significant?**},
  author={Andreas Buerki},
  year={2016}
}
This article investigates how formulaic sequences fit into a constructionist approach to grammar, which is a major postChomskyan family of approaches to linguistic structure. The author considers whether, in this framework, formulaic sequences represent a phenomenon that is sufficiently different to warrant special status or whether they might best be studied in terms of the larger set of all constructions found in language. Based on data drawn from a large corpus of Wikipedia texts, it is… CONTINUE READING

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