Meaning and Form: Systemic Functional Interpretations

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996 - Psychology - 659 pages
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Contents

What Is Theme?Another Personal View
1
Experiential Enhanced Theme in English
65
Theme and Information until Shakespeare
113
On the Concept of an Interpersonal Metafunction in English
151
Modality and Modulation in Chinese
183
Amplification as a Grammatical Prosody Attitudinal Modification in the Nominal Group
211
Transitivity in Tagalog A Functional Interpretation of Case
229
A Systemic Functional Approach to Complementation in English
297
Tense in English Seen Through SystemicFunctional Theory
431
Toward a Systemic Approach to Tense and Aspect in Polish
499
DiscoursePragmatic Distinctions of the Past in Present in English and Spanish
509
Cultural Classification and System Networks A Systemic Functional Approach to Lexical Semantics
533
NGp of NGp Constructions A FunctionalStructural Study
567
The Development of the Concept of Cohesive Harmony
585
A Fragment of a Multilingual Transfer Component and its Relation to Discourse Knowledge
601
Author Index
637

Turning Grammar On Itself Identifying Clauses in Linguistic Discourse
367
Attribution and Identification in Gooniyandi
395
Subject Index
643
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