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The development of English aspectual systems

aspectualizers and post-verbal particles

by Laurel J. Brinton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Aspect,
  • English language -- Particles,
  • English language -- Verb phrase

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurel J. Brinton.
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics ;, 49
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1306 .B75 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2402302M
    ISBN 100521350166
    LC Control Number87032590

    The Development of English Aspectual Systems: Aspectualizers and Post-verbal Particles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Digitally reprinted, Pragmatic Markers in English: Grammaticalization and Discourse Functions.. Berlin .   This work presents a unified theory of aspect within Universal Grammar. It provides an unusual combination of syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic approaches to a single domain, and gives detailed linguistic analyses of five languages with very different aspectual systems: English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Navajo and Russian/5.

    Publications SubjectsAuthor: Lauren Fonteyn. This monograph presents a general picture of the evolution of IE verbal systems within a coherent cognitive framework. The work encompasses all the language families of the IE phylum, from prehistory to present day ed by the ideas of Roman Jakobson and Gustave Guillaume the authors relate tense and aspect to underlying cognitive processes, and show .

      This book, a follow-up volume to Brinton’s The development of English aspectual systems: Aspectualizers and post-verbal particles (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), introduces a fresh historical angle to the growing literature on English compound verbs. The seven papers plus introduction by Japanese and Western scholars cover the development Author: Karen Steffen Chung.   They view linguistic change as systemic and trace the evolution of the earliest tense systems by (a) aspectual split and (b) aspectual merger from the original aspectual contrasts of PIE, the evidence for such systemic change showing clearly in the paradigmatic morphology of the daughter languages.


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Note that the aspectual systems of certain dialects of English, such as African-American Vernacular English (see for example habitual be), and of creoles based on English vocabulary, such as Hawaiian Creole English, are quite different from those of standard English, and often distinguish aspect at the expense of tense.

The development of aspectual marking in Cantonese-English bilingual children Article in IRAL - International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 56(2).

Cambridge Core - Sociolinguistics - African American English - by Lisa J. Green. The book uses linguistic description and data from conversation to explain that AAE is not a compilation of random deviations from mainstream English but that it is a rule-governed system.

The Development of English Aspectual Systems: Aspectualizers and Cited by: The Development of English Aspectual Systems: Aspectualizers and Post-verbal Particles (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) by Laurel J.

Brinton. Getting an idea of how Aspect works in your own language might help in understanding it in other languages. The biggest hurtle is always comprehending the concept more generally.

This book is not a complete grammar of the English language. It will have little to say about significant features of English grammar such as the parts Author: Clarence Green. The Development of English Aspectual Systems: Aspectualizers and Post-Verbal Particles (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 49).

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Bybee, Joan, Revere Perkins and Williams Pagliuca. The Evolution of Grammar: Tense, Aspect and Modality in the Languages of the World.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. This book brings together contributions by linguists working on the second language (L2) development of Romance tense-aspectual systems. The aim of the book is to present new experimental data and to set a common ground for their analysis, in order to start elaborating a more comprehensive model of the acquisition of tense-aspect in Romance.

49 LAUREL J. BRINTON The development of English aspectual systems 50 DONNA JO NAPOLI Predication theory 51 NOEL BURTON-ROBERTS The limits to debate: a revised theory of semantic proposition 52 MICHAEL S. ROCHEMONT and PETER w.

CULICOVER English focus constructions and the theory of grammarFile Size: 5MB. Aspectual studies in English - trends and problems-- the grammatical status and function of aspectualizers in Modern English-- the development of aspectualizers in English-- verb particles in Modern English-- the development of phrasal verbs in English.

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Laurel J. Brinton (born ) is an American-born Canadian linguist. Her research explores areas of Modern English grammar, historical change in English discourse markers, grammaticalization and lexification in English, corpus linguistics, and the pragmatics of English.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Development of English Aspectual Systems. Laurel J. Brinton. 23 Jul Paperback. US$ Add to basket. The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians.

In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. Specific Studies of the English Progressive. Brinton, Laurel J. The Development of English Aspectual Systems: Aspectualizers and Post-Verbal dge: Cambridge U P, – In this text, Brinton delves into more specific discussion of the .aspect (ăs′pĕkt) n.

1. a. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind: looked at all aspects of the situation. b. A characteristic or feature of something: a novel with many unusual aspects.

2. A particular look or facial expression; mien: "He was serious of aspect but wholly undistinguished" (Louis Auchincloss).

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