Prepositions and Particles in English by Elizabeth M. O'Dowd
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Prepositions and Particles in English
By Elizabeth M. O'Dowd

Prepositions and Particles in English

A Discourse Functional Account

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Prepositions and Particles in English by Elizabeth M. O'Dowd

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O'Dowd offers a new, discourse-functional account of the categories "prepositon" and "particle" in English. She explains why certain words have membership in both categories, and solves many intriguing puzzles long associated with the syntax and semantics of these words. Based on linguistic data from a series of actual conversations, O'Down provides new insights into how prepositions and particles are used, and how their meanings can change across different discourse contexts or over time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195111026
ISBN-10: 0195111028
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 161mm x 20mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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