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Adverbs in conceptual semantics

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The thesis discusses and evaluates semantic representations of predicate-oriented modification (specifically by manner adverbs) and participant-oriented evaluative modification (by so-called “subject-oriented” adverbs). Analyses are proposed within the framework of Conceptual Semantics.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Department:
Humanities Division - Linguistics & Phonetics - Comparative Philology and General Linguistics

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Supervisor
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Publication date:
2011
URN:
uuid:aac7d7cd-5f55-487b-a74b-0c64886910cd
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ora:5630

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