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Tense and Mood in English : A Comparison with Danish.

By: Contributor(s): Series: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1990Copyright date: ©1990Description: 1 online resource (234 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110860184
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tense and Mood in English : A Comparison with DanishDDC classification:
  • 425
LOC classification:
  • PE1301.D35 1990eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Auxiliaries -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Epistemic And Non-Epistemic Modals -- 2.3. Criteria Of Auxiliarity -- 2.4. The Semantic Criterion -- 2.5. The Criterion Of Functional Dependency -- 2.6. The Criterion Of Permanence Of The Lexical Restrictions Of Vʺ -- 2.7. The Criterion Of Direct Attachment -- 2.8. Analysis Proposed -- Chapter 3 Analysis Of Mood -- 3.1. The Concept Of Modality -- 3.2. Mood In English -- 3.3. Mood In Danish -- Chapter 4 Analysis Of Tense -- 4.1. Time And Tense -- 4.2. Number Of Tenses And Their Implementation -- 4.3. Tense Meanings -- 4.4. Eight Or Six Tenses? -- 4.5. Other Analytical Possibilities -- 4.6. Tense In Fiction -- Chapter 5 Mood Usage -- 5.1. Possibility -- 5.2. Necessity -- 5.3. Probability -- 5.4. Report -- 5.5. Imperative -- 5.6. Subjunctive -- 5.7. Mood In Non-Finite Verb Phrases -- Chapter 6 Tense Usage -- 6.1. Present Time Meaning -- 6.2. Future Time Meaning -- 6.3. Past Time Meaning -- 6.4. Anterior Time Meaning -- 6.5. Anterior Past Time Meaning -- 6.6. Anterior Future Time Meaning -- 6.7. Future Of The Past Time Meaning -- 6.8. Anterior Future Of The Past Time Meaning -- 6.9. Summary -- 6.10. Tense Usage In Indirect Speech -- 6.11. Tense In Non-Finite Clauses -- Chapter 7 Modal Usage Of Tenses -- 7.1. The Present -- 7.2. The Future -- 7.3. The Present Perfect -- 7.4. The Future Perfect -- 7.5. The Past -- 7.6. The Future Of The Past -- 7.7. The Past Perfect -- 7.8. The Future Perfect Of The Past -- 7.9. Summary -- Chapter 8 Semi-Auxiliaries And Deontic Modality -- 8.1. Permission -- 8.2. Compulsion -- 8.3. Obligation -- 8.4. Duty -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.
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Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Auxiliaries -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Epistemic And Non-Epistemic Modals -- 2.3. Criteria Of Auxiliarity -- 2.4. The Semantic Criterion -- 2.5. The Criterion Of Functional Dependency -- 2.6. The Criterion Of Permanence Of The Lexical Restrictions Of Vʺ -- 2.7. The Criterion Of Direct Attachment -- 2.8. Analysis Proposed -- Chapter 3 Analysis Of Mood -- 3.1. The Concept Of Modality -- 3.2. Mood In English -- 3.3. Mood In Danish -- Chapter 4 Analysis Of Tense -- 4.1. Time And Tense -- 4.2. Number Of Tenses And Their Implementation -- 4.3. Tense Meanings -- 4.4. Eight Or Six Tenses? -- 4.5. Other Analytical Possibilities -- 4.6. Tense In Fiction -- Chapter 5 Mood Usage -- 5.1. Possibility -- 5.2. Necessity -- 5.3. Probability -- 5.4. Report -- 5.5. Imperative -- 5.6. Subjunctive -- 5.7. Mood In Non-Finite Verb Phrases -- Chapter 6 Tense Usage -- 6.1. Present Time Meaning -- 6.2. Future Time Meaning -- 6.3. Past Time Meaning -- 6.4. Anterior Time Meaning -- 6.5. Anterior Past Time Meaning -- 6.6. Anterior Future Time Meaning -- 6.7. Future Of The Past Time Meaning -- 6.8. Anterior Future Of The Past Time Meaning -- 6.9. Summary -- 6.10. Tense Usage In Indirect Speech -- 6.11. Tense In Non-Finite Clauses -- Chapter 7 Modal Usage Of Tenses -- 7.1. The Present -- 7.2. The Future -- 7.3. The Present Perfect -- 7.4. The Future Perfect -- 7.5. The Past -- 7.6. The Future Of The Past -- 7.7. The Past Perfect -- 7.8. The Future Perfect Of The Past -- 7.9. Summary -- Chapter 8 Semi-Auxiliaries And Deontic Modality -- 8.1. Permission -- 8.2. Compulsion -- 8.3. Obligation -- 8.4. Duty -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.

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