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1. Title Title of document 8 Analysing function structures - Meaningful Arrangement
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Edward McDonald; University of Auckland.;
3. Subject Discipline(s) Linguistics
4. Subject Keyword(s) Linguistics; grammar; syntax; discourse analysis; patterning of words in sentences; syntactic analysis; Mandarin Chinese; Scottish Gaelic
5. Subject Subject classification Grammar and syntax; Discourse analysis
6. Description Abstract In Chapters 7 and 8 Tesnière’s framework is used to identify a set of clause functions, drawing on Matthews for an understanding of the reasons for identifying particular functions. This framework is applied to texts in the two main languages under description – Mandarin Chinese and Scottish Gaelic – then each text is translated into the other language, to compare how different languages represent the same experience, and how our developing descriptive framework deals with both.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Dec-2008
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
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12. Format File format PDF
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14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.29567
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Meaningful Arrangement
16. Language English=en en
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19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd