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ERIC Number: EJ573659
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
The Return of Constructions.
Tomasello, Michael
Journal of Child Language, v25 n2 p431-42 Jun 1998
Describes the cornerstone of traditional descriptive grammars as the construction (a recurrent patterns of linguistic elements that serves a communicative function), examining argument structure constructions, verbs and constructions, and implications for studying language development. Discusses Adele Goldberg's recent book, which develops the theory of construction grammar for a set of problems associated with verb-argument structure. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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