English Coordinate Constructions: A Processing Perspective by Arne Lohmann

By Arne Lohmann

Drawing on wide corpus-based examine, this booklet explores the character and behaviour of coordinate buildings in 3 case experiences, masking order in copulative compounds, binomials (bare phrases), and extra complicated words. traditionally, examine on order in coordination has targeting so-called irreversible binomials, yet Lohmann's learn areas major specialize in reversible advert hoc coordination and in addition provides an in depth comparability among irreversible and reversible binomials. This e-book makes use of empirical analyses to discover a variety of elements, starting from pragmatic to phonetic impacts at the ordering procedure. It additionally bargains readers a processing standpoint at the effects received, and places forth a processing cause of the features of irreversible binomials. The ebook is perfect for researchers and complicated scholars operating in English linguistics, syntax and psycholinguistics, and because of the multifactorial method utilized will probably be of specific curiosity to quantitatively minded corpus linguists.

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