By Linda van Bergen

First released in 2003, it is a learn of the syntactic behaviour of non-public pronoun matters and the indefinite pronoun man, in previous English. It makes a speciality of transformations in note order compared to complete noun words. In generative paintings on outdated English, noun words have often divided into different types: 'nominal' and 'pronominal'. The latter classification has often been limited to private pronouns, yet regardless of notable similarities to the behaviour of nominals there was reliable cause to think that man will be grouped with own pronouns. This ebook explores investigations conducted at the side of assistance from the Toronto Corpus, which proven this hypothesis.

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