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ERIC Number: EJ431411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0019-042X
Nouns in Search of a Context: A Study of Nouns with Both Open- and Closed-System Characteristics.
Ivanic, Roz
IRAL, v29 n2 p93-114 May 1991
Identifies the characteristics and functions of carrier nouns (such as "purpose"), including their function as countable abstract nouns, occurrence in "container" sentences, similarity to pronouns, and endophoric and exophoric references. Special focus is on ways that carrier nouns capture more than concepts. (19 references) (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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