French adverbial cleft sentences

  title={French adverbial cleft sentences},
  author={Anna-Maria De Cesare},
  journal={Non-prototypical clefts},
The goal of this contribution is to deepen our knowledge of French cleft sentences through the study of a special category of clefts called adverbial clefts. The issues that we will address concern their form, discourse frequency and boundaries with resembling structures. In order to shed light on these issues, we start by defining the concept of adverbial from a morphosyntactic and functional point of view. We then present a corpus-based description of the categories of adverbials that… 
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