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The 32-gun Frigate Essex 1799

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Past participle coordination in predicative position (from Estival 1989: 35) Period With ADJ. 4%) 82 (100%) Although the number of texts used for her analysis is rather limited,24 Estival’s investigation provides support for the suggestion that OE past participles possessed, to a certain degree, the semantic import characteristic of verbal elements.  The use of modifiers Denison (1998: 229) argues that in sentences such as Jim was amused, the syntactic status of the participle amused is ambiguous between an adjectival and a verbal interpretation.

Furthermore, while insightful, his suggestions are based on his personal observations and/or selective reading of OE texts. A corpus-based analysis of OE texts will therefore contribute to a fuller exploration of Mitchell’s remarks. The flourishing of computerised corpora in the last quarter of the century led to a revival of the interest in the evolution of comparative constructions. 3 (17) Chapter 2. The origin of English periphrastic comparatives a consequence, several corpus-based works on adjective comparison came out in the last two decades: Kytö (1996), Kytö & Romaine (1997, 2000), Leech & Culpeper (1997), Lindquist (2000), Mondorf (2000, 2003, 2007) and Suematsu (2004).

RU. ) “He did not abandon the kingdom because any man was more worthy of it” . See the Abbreviations section above for a list of abbreviations of the works mentioned in this chapter. . 2 above). . e. verb + intensifier + adjective/participle), in the remaining examples of the chapter I will not provide a word-by-word translation of the passage (although I will use typography to highlight the relevant strings). e. whether they appeared in OE or in ME). e. g. more better, more lovelier; Kytö & Romaine 1997: 330–331; cf.

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