Cases or Roles
A further concern for the student of discourse is the notional structure of predications since these are, in a sense, the atomic entities of discourse. In this chapter a set of cases or roles is posited with a view toward the case frames and classification of verbs which are presented in the next chapter. Ultimately, the relation of case grammar (so-called) to discourse is best seen in the following chapter.
KeywordsSurface Structure Modal Case Clause Structure Original Owner Attention Verb
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