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Author Broccias, Cristiano, 1972-

Title The English change network : forcing changes into schemas / by Cristiano Broccias
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (428 pages)
Series Cognitive linguistics research ; 22
Cognitive linguistics research ; 22
Contents ""Acknowledgments ""; ""Figures And Tables ""; ""Abbreviations ""; ""Chapter 1: Introduction ""; ""1. Two Constructions ""; ""1.1. The Resultative Construction ""; ""1.2. The At-Construction ""; ""1.3. The Notion Of Change ""; ""2. Cognitive Grammar ""; ""2.1. Basic Assumptions ""; ""2.2. Predication ""; ""2.3. Composite Structures ""; ""3. Preview ""; ""Chapter 2: Resultative Constructions And Change Constructions ""; ""1. Resultative Phrases And Constructions ""; ""1.1. Transitive Resultative Constructions ""; ""1.2. Intransitive Resultative Constructions ""; ""1.3. Conceptual Distance ""
""1.4. Paraphrases For The Resultative Construction """"1.5. Summary ""; ""2. The Billiard-Ball Model ""; ""2.1. The Syntactic Realisation Of The Resultative Phrase ""; ""2.2. States And Positions ""; ""2.3. Reverse Causal Ordering ""; ""2.4. Causality And Manipulable Entities ""; ""2.5. A First Schematic Representation ""; ""2.6. Summary ""; ""3. The Change Phrase ""; ""3.1. A Host Of Constructions ""; ""3.2. Sublexical Change ""; ""3.3. Like Change Constructions ""; ""3.4. Prepositional Phrases And Phrasal Verbs ""; ""3.5. Summary ""; ""4. Conclusion ""
""3.3. Goldberg�S (1995) Unique Path Constraint """"4. Conclusion ""; ""Chapter 4: Motion And Idiosyncrasy ""; ""1. The Motion Scenario ""; ""1.1. The Motion Scenario Is Evoked By The Construction ""; ""1.2. The Motion Scenario Is Evoked By The Verb ""; ""1.3. Summary ""; ""2. Tight Links And Information Retrieval ""; ""2.1. Transitivity And Motion ""; ""2.2. Linking Events ""; ""3. Lexical Variation ""; ""3.1. Wechsler�S (2001) Approach ""; ""3.2. Gestalt Versus Part-Whole Properties ""; ""3.3. Summary ""; ""4. Interim Conclusion ""; ""4.1. Transitivity ""
""4.2. Resultative Adjectives """"Chapter 5: The Force Change Schema And The Event Change Schema ""; ""1. The Force Change Schema ""; ""1.1. Subcategorised Objects ""; ""1.2. Unsubcategorised Objects: Above-The-Norm Reading And Tight Links ""; ""1.3. Mild Causality And Specification ""; ""1.4. Goldberg�S (1995) Analysis ""; ""2. The Event Change Schema ""; ""2.1. Temporal Coextensiveness ""; ""2.2. Temporal Sequencing ""; ""2.3. The Transitive Event Change Schema And Subject Orientation ""; ""3. Conclusion ""; ""Chapter 6: The Event Force Change Schema And Verb Classes ""
""Chapter 3: Asymmetric Resultatives And The Change Complex """"1. Transitivity ""; ""1.1. A Preliminary Analysis Based On Levin And Rappaport Hovav (1995) ""; ""1.2. The Direct Object Restriction ""; ""1.3. Some Problematic Data ""; ""1.4. Summary ""; ""2. The Change Complex ""; ""2.1. Allative And Ablative Prepositions ""; ""2.2. Prepositions In The Change Complex ""; ""2.3. The Problematic Examples ""; ""2.4. Summary ""; ""3. Impossible Combinations ""; ""3.1. An Aesthetic Paradox ""; ""3.2. Affectedness And Objectivity: When Properties Are Not In The Eye Of The Beholder ""
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Pavia, 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognitive grammar.
English language -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 311090120X (e-book)
9783110901207 (e-book)