Syntax, Readability and Ideology in Children's Literature

@inproceedings{Puurtinen1998SyntaxRA,
  title={Syntax, Readability and Ideology in Children's Literature},
  author={Tiina Puurtinen},
  year={1998}
}
This article outlines the aims and methodology of a new study in the field of children's literature. The research makes use of a composite corpus representing original English, original Finnish and translated Finnish from English. The initial focus of this investigation is the analysis of nonfinite constructions, taken as a measure of readability of children's books. Ultimately its aim is to infer, through the interpretation of the lexico-grammatical patterns emerging in the corpus, the… CONTINUE READING

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