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ERIC Number: EJ363578
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Generic "The" in Scientific American.
Master, Peter
English for Specific Purposes, v6 n3 p165-86 1987
The use of generic "the" and its alternatives "0" and "a(n)" is investigated at a range of discourse levels in a series of articles from "Scientific American." Generic "the" was found to occur less frequently than generic "0" but much more frequently than generic "a(n)." (Author/LMO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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