Parenthetical reporting clauses in the history of English: the development of quotative inversion

@article{Cichosz2018ParentheticalRC,
  title={Parenthetical reporting clauses in the history of English: the development of quotative inversion},
  author={Anna Cichosz},
  journal={English Language and Linguistics},
  year={2018},
  volume={23},
  pages={183 - 214}
}
  • A. Cichosz
  • Published 14 March 2018
  • Linguistics
  • English Language and Linguistics
This study is a corpus-based diachronic analysis of English reporting parentheticals, i.e. clauses introducing direct speech, placed after or in the middle of the reported message. The aim of the investigation is to trace the development of the construction throughout the history of English, establishing the main factors influencing the choice between VS and SV patterns (i.e. with and without quotative inversion respectively), showing how various reporting verbs were increasingly attracted to… 
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