So Similar, So Different – A Corpus-driven Method of English Periphrastic Causatives
作者: Lin Yu
刊名: International Journal of Language and Linguistics, 2019, Vol.7 (6)
来源数据库: Science Publishing Group
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20190706.13
关键词: English Periphrastic CausativeCause/MakeColligationSemantic ProsodyForce Dynamic PatternsAgonist (AGO)Antagonist (ANT)
原始语种摘要: With insights of Talmy’s claim of Agonist and Antagonist in his force dynamic theory, this paper explores the English periphrastic causatives “Cause” and “Make” in the FLOB corpus (The Freiburg–LOB Corpus of British English). With purpose to figure out the similarities and differences between “Cause” and “Make” with additional semantic features, we introduce the methods of colligation and semantic prosody in corpus-driven analysis to explore and illustrate the distribution of the English periphrastic causatives “Cause” and “Make”. The research results indicate that: (1) Based on the colligation of the English periphrastic causatives “Cause” and “Make”, Talmy’s claim of the distribution of Agonist and Antagonist can be revised with more details in terms of the active and passive voice....
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  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • colligation 共价均成
  • prosody 语调
  • causation 因果关系
  • sometimes 有时
  • driven 从动的
  • regard 敬贺金
  • claim 权利要求范围
  • nutshell 没价值的东西
  • subject 问题