Revising Talmy’s typological classification of complex event constructions

  title={Revising Talmy’s typological classification of complex event constructions},
  author={Willem B. Hollmann and W. Bruce Croft and J. H. I. Barddal and Violeta Sotirova and Chiaki Taoka},
In this chapter, we critically examine Talmy’s typological classification of complex event constructions. Talmy first proposed a typological classification of motion event constructions over thirty years ago (Talmy 1972, 1974, 1985); he later extended his typological classification to event constructions in general, particularly, constructions expressing events with resulting states (Talmy 1991, 2000). Talmy’s extension of his typological classification reflects a parallel generalization of the… 

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