ERIC Number: EJ586021
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Grammatical Constructions and Linguistic Generalizations. The What's X Doing Y? Construction.
Kay, Paul; Fillmore, Charles J.
Language, v75 n1 p1-33 Mar 1999
Uses a detailed analysis of a single grammatical problem to present the principal commitments and mechanisms of a grammatical theory that assigns a central role to the notion of grammatical construction. The grammatical phenomenon used to introduce construction grammar is the construction that licenses the surprising syntactic and semantic features of a sentence like, What are they doing resuscitating constructions? (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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