Diachronic Change In The English Passive by J. ToyotaDiachronic Change In The English Passive by J. Toyota

Diachronic Change In The English Passive

byJ. Toyota

Hardcover | November 5, 2008

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In this coherent historical development of the passive voice in English, the main argument deals not only with the passive per se, but also with its related constructions, which can play vital parts in identifying both functional and structural motivations for creating the passive.
JUNICHI TOYOTA is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Lund, Sweden. His research interests cover a wide range of disciplines, including linguistics, anthropology and cognitive science. His publications are mainly focused on historical linguistics and cognitive linguistics, but also deal with evolution of human linguistic abil...
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Title:Diachronic Change In The English PassiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:286 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:November 5, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230553451

ISBN - 13:9780230553453

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Figures List of Tables List of Abbreviations Introduction Be -passive: Overview and Aspectual Change Components of Be -passive and their Historical Change Functions of Be -passive Be -passive: Functional Changes and Voice Continuum Get -passive Passive Diathesis Quasi-passive Conclusion Bibliography Appendices Index