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Event structure

Author: Jan Van Voorst
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1988.
Series: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series IV,, Current issues in linguistic theory ;, v. 59.
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This study establishes a relation between the semantics of the subject and the direct object-NP and aspect. The notion of event is central. Events have a beginning and an end. This means in temporal terms that events have a point in time at which they begin and a point in time at which they end. However, events are not defined in temporal terms but in spatial terms. This means that they are defined in terms of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Van Voorst, Jan.
Event structure.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1988
(DLC) 88006965
(OCoLC)17676909
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Van Voorst
ISBN: 9789027286185 9027286183
OCLC Number: 709605929
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 181 pages) : illustrations.
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: EVENT STRUCTURE; ABSTRACT; Title page; Editorial page; Copyright page; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Table of contents; CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER II. EVENT STRUCTURE; CHAPTER IV. UNACCUSATIVITY; CHAPTER III. THE SEMANTICS OF THE SUBJECT; CHAPTER V. PASSIVIZATION AND REFLEXIVIZATION; CHAPTER VII. TENSE; CHAPTER VI. INVOLVEMENT; CHAPTER VIII. CONCLUDING REMARKS; REFERENCES; INDEX; The series CURRENT ISSUES IN LINGUISTIC THEORY (CILT) series.
Series Title: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series IV,, Current issues in linguistic theory ;, v. 59.
Responsibility: Jan van Voorst.

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Establishes a relation between the semantics of the subject and the direct object-NP and aspect. The notion of event is central. Events have a beginning and an end. This means in temporal terms that  Read more...

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