In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Levin starts with the hypothesis that a. English verb classes and alternations: A preliminary investigation. By BETH. LEVIN. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xviii, Cloth. $ English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation. Beth Levin. ( Northwestern University). Chicago: The University of Chicago. Press, , xviii.
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English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation, Levin
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English Verb Classes and Alternations
Non-Agentive Verbs of Contact by Impact In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over 3, English classds according to shared meaning and behavior. The result is an original, systematic picture of the organization of the verb inventory. Time Subject Alternation 3. Possessor-Attribute Factoring Alternations 2.
In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over 3, English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior.
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She shows how identifying verbs with similar syntactic behavior provides an effective means of distinguishing semantically coherent verb classes, and isolates these classes by examining verb behavior with respect to a wide range of syntactic alternations that reflect verb meaning.
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