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Purpose Clauses

Syntax, Thematics, and Semantics of English Purpose Constructions

Purpose Clauses( )
Author: Jones, Charles
Series title:Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy Ser.
ISBN:978-94-010-5537-6
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $99.99
Book Description:

The purpose clause is a common fonn of adverbial modification in English. The bracketed phrases below are purpose clauses, and they look and sound unremarkable. We hear and see these things all the time. John came [to play with the children] [to play with] I brought John along Insofar as purpose clauses appear to be adverbial, they frequently occupy a relatively low place on the scale of important things for syntactic theory to address itself to. In this book I assume the theoretical...
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Book Details
Pages:263
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.953 Pounds



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