Syntactic Issues in the English Imperative

Syntactic Issues in the English Imperative
Author : Eric Potsdam
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 436
Release : 2017-01-06
ISBN 10 : 9781315447469
ISBN 13 : 1315447460
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


This study, first published in 1998, provides a close investigation of central syntactic issues in the English imperative clause type. It argues that the imperative has largely regular syntactic behaviour within a conventional conception of English clause structure. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.

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