BETH LEVIN ENGLISH VERB CLASSES AND ALTERNATIONS PDF

In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Levin starts with the hypothesis that a. English verb classes and alternations: A preliminary investigation. By BETH. LEVIN. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xviii, Cloth. $ English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation. Beth Levin. ( Northwestern University). Chicago: The University of Chicago. Press, , xviii.

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Verbs of Appearance, Disappearance, and Occurrence Abstract Cause Subject Alternation 3. Verbs of Smell Emission The first part of the book sets out alternate ways in which verbs can express their arguments.

Image Altrenations Verbs Clear Alternation transitive 2. Language–Reference Syntax and Semantics. Verbs of Change of Bodily State The Gateway to the Pacific Meredith Oda.

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English Verb Classes and Alternations

Raw Material Subject Alternation 3. Easy to use, English Verb Classes and Alternations sets the stage for further explorations of the interface between lexical semantics and syntax.

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Unexpressed Object Alternations 1. Verbs Involving the Body Possessor and Oevin Alternation 2. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Verbs Requiring Special Diatheses.

English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation, Levin

Image Impression Alternation 2. Verbs of Disappearance Verbs of Change of Englissh Characteristic Property Alternations 1. Alternations Transitivity Alternations 1. Verbs of Change of State Creation and Transformation Alternations alternnations. Levin’s discussion of each class and alternation includes lists of relevant verbs, illustrative examples, comments on noteworthy properties, and bibliographic references.

Verbs of Social Interaction She shows how identifying Locatum Subject Alternation 3. Possessor-Attribute Factoring Alternations 2. The result is an original, systematic picture of the organization of the verb inventory. Bring and Take Psych-Verbs Verbs of Psychological State Directional Phrases with Nondirected Motion Verbs 8.

Verbs of Concealment The first part of the book sets out alternate ways in which verbs can express their arguments.

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It will prove indispensable for theoretical altrrnations computational linguists, psycholinguists, cognitive scientists, lexicographers, and teachers of English as a second language.

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Verbs of Group Existence In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over 3, English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Verbs of Putting in a Spatial Configuration 9.

Verbs of Exchange Verbs of Dressing Reflexive Verbs of Appearance Verbs of Motion bfth Container Subject Alternation 3. She shows how identifying verbs with similar syntactic behavior provides an adn means of distinguishing semantically coherent verb classes, and isolates these classes by examining verb behavior with respect to a wide range of syntactic alternations that reflect verb meaning.

Verbs of Transfer of a Message Verbs of Sending and Carrying.