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Toward a More Simple,Plain and Rational English - a book by Swarna

Toward a More Simple,Plain and Rational English

Toward a More Simple,Plain and Rational English( )
Author: Swarna,
ISBN:978-1-4828-0133-0
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Author Solutions, Incorporated
Imprint:PartridgeIndia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.95
Book Description:

The book is a critique of the structure of the English language. English lacks neutral causative expressions. 'Eat' has a causative in 'feed', but other verbs do not have corresponding causative forms. That a need for a genuine causative construction is real can be shown by the various processes at work in the present-day English to express causation. 'learn, sit, stand', etc. are joining the ranks of verbs like 'grow, wake', etc. to be used both intransitively and causatively in...
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Book Details
Pages:190
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Grammar & Punctuation
Language Arts & Disciplines / Study & Teaching
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.58 Pounds

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