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Adverbs and modality in English

Author: Leo Hoye
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1997.
Series: English language series, 21?
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new study on modality in English represents a departure from more traditional approaches to the subject, where the modal auxiliaries have been the usual focus of attention, by examining in detail the nature of their association with different categories of modal adverb. Modality is notoriously complex but the present work offers an accessible introduction to the topic, a comprehensive account of modal-adverb  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hoye, Leo, 1954-
Adverbs and modality in English
(DLC) 96033240
(OCoLC)35145946
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Hoye
ISBN: 9781317893608 1317893603
OCLC Number: 881183712
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 322 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. The Scope of the Study and Some Earlier Proposals --
2. Mood and Modality --
3. The Modals and Their Adverb Satellites: An Overview --
4. The Adverb Satellites and their Modal Verb Heads --
5. Modal-Adverb Collocations in English With Reference to Spanish --
6. Conclusion and Implications.
Series Title: English language series, 21?
Responsibility: Leo Hoye.

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This study on modality in English examines in detail the nature of the association of modal auxilliaries with different categories of the modal verb.  Read more...

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