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Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

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Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

Juhani Rudanko, "Changes in Complementation in British and American English: Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English"
2011 | ISBN-10: 0230537332 | 220 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Arguing that a corpus-based approach is indispensable for the study of changes of complementation in British and American English, the author examines several central patterns of sentential complementation in a number of electronic corpora to shed light on the emergence and spread of innovative constructions in relatively recent English.