Diachronic Change in the English Passive

  • Junichi¬†Toyota

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 1-7
  3. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 8-50
  4. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 94-114
  5. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 115-147
  6. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 148-184
  7. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 185-218
  8. Junichi Toyota
    Pages 219-237
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    Pages 238-245
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 246-286

About this book

Introduction

In this coherent historical development of the passive voice in English, the main argument deals not only with the passive per se, but also with its related constructions, which can play vital parts in identifying both functional and structural motivations for creating the passive.

Keywords

diachronic Index passive passive voice

Authors and affiliations

  • Junichi¬†Toyota
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  1. 1.Lund UniversitySweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230594654
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Language & Linguistics Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36319-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59465-4
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