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ERIC Number: EJ423084
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-042X
Agents and Instruments in Scientific Writing.
Banks, David
IRAL, v28 n4 p336-45 1990
The analysis of 2,369 finite clauses in 11 English-language academic articles on oceanography attempts to establish the semantic characteristics of "by" phrases as a step toward understanding the circumstances in which authors were likely to use the prepositional phrase following a passive verb form. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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