Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure

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This book presents a model of event structure for the analysis of aspectual constructions and argument structure constructions in English and other languages. Representing the culmination of two decades of the author's research and thought, it explores the contribution of semantics to the argument-structure and tense-aspect constructions in which verbs occur, integrating the aspectual and causal structures of events. The argument is framed in relation to current and previous scholarship and takes full account of diachronic ...

Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199248599

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Verbs: Aspect and Causal Structure 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199248582

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