Purpose Clauses: Syntax, Thematics, and Semantics of English Purpose Constructions

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The purpose clause is a common fonn of adverbial modification in English. The bracketed phrases below are purpose clauses, and they look and sound unremarkable. We hear and see these things all the time. John came [to play with the children] [to play with] I brought John along Insofar as purpose clauses appear to be adverbial, they frequently occupy a relatively low place on the scale of important things for syntactic theory to address itself to. In this book I assume the theoretical framework that has come to be known as ...

Purpose Clauses: Syntax, Thematics, and Semantics of English Purpose Constructions 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401055376

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Purpose Clauses: Syntax, Thematics, and Semantics of English Purpose Constructions 1991, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780792314004

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