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Project: Adjunctival secondary predicates in English: A layered structural-funtional model

project duration
01/01/12 – 31/10/16
abstract
The aim of this research is to develop a description and explanation (1) of the syntax and semantics of secondary predication in English (2) in a structural-functional grammatical model based on layering, and (3) within the framework of a theary of predication. The research focuses on participant-oriented adjuncts and their relationship with participants and main predicates in the clausal syntagm.