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Conditionals: A Comprehensive Empirical Analysis (Topics In English Linguistics: , 37) Renaat Declerck

Conditionals: A Comprehensive Empirical Analysis (Topics In English Linguistics: , 37)

Renaat Declerck

Published December 12th 2001
ISBN : 9783110171440
Hardcover
554 pages
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This book is an extremely detailed and comprehensive examination of conditional sentences in English, using many examples from actual language-use. The syntax and semantics of conditionals (including tense and mood options) and the functions ofMoreThis book is an extremely detailed and comprehensive examination of conditional sentences in English, using many examples from actual language-use. The syntax and semantics of conditionals (including tense and mood options) and the functions of conditionals in discourse are examined in depth, producing an all-round linguistic view of the subject which contains a wealth of original observations and analyses. Not only linguists specializing in grammar but also those interested in pragmatics and the philosophy of language will find this book a rewarding and illuminating source.