The Semantic Determinants of Argument Expression : A View from the English Resultative Construction 1 July 2002

Abstract

In recent literature, argument expression is often taken to be most immediately determined by aspectual properties. This idea is reflected in statements as strong as Tenny’s Aspectual Interface Hypothesis that “Only the aspectual part of thematic structure is visible to the universal linking principles” (1994:2) and in van Hout’s (1996) proposal that many… (More)

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