By Peter C. Collins

First released in 1991, this ebook examines the communicative houses of ‘cleft’ and ‘pseudo-cleft’ buildings in modern English. The e-book argues that those houses can't be overlooked in any try to supply an enough grammatical description of the buildings. in addition, they supply a resource of reasons for the styles of stylistic version displayed by way of clefts and pseudo-clefts. The publication reviews findings from a corpus-based research of clefts and pseudo-clefts in glossy British English.

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