Absolute Clauses in English from the Systemic Functional Perspective: A Corpus-Based Study

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Absolute Clauses in English from the Systemic Functional Perspective: A Corpus-Based Study - He, Qingshun, and Yang, Bingjun
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​This book focuses on the structural diversity, semantic variability, case choice, stylistic characteristics and diachronic distribution of English absolute clauses. The syntactic roles assumed by absolute clauses in the traditional sense can be categorized into clausal adjuncts, attendant circumstances and appositives. These three types of function correspond to the three hypotactic expansions in the relation system of clause complexes in Systemic Functional Linguistics, i.e., elaboration, extension and enhancement. ...

Absolute Clauses in English from the Systemic Functional Perspective: A Corpus-Based Study 2016, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783662516355

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Absolute Clauses in English from the Systemic Functional Perspective: A Corpus-Based Study 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783662463666

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