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ERIC Number: EJ380254
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A Semantic and Prototype Discussion of the "Be Easy to V" Structure: A Possible Explanation of Its Acquisition Process.
Yamaoka, Toshihiko
Applied Linguistics, v9 n4 p385-401 Dec 1988
Analyzes the "easy to be V" structure in terms of the semantic features of sentences with this structure. These sentences can be classified into types, ranging from the "prototype" with the most features contributing to its transparency, to the "peripheral" with the fewest of such features. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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