Tense and Aspect

Tense and Aspect : The contextual processing of semantic indeterminacy

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As of Volume 9 (1994/95) John Benjamins Publishing Company is the official publisher of the Belgian Journal of Linguistics, the annual publication of the Linguistic Society of Belgium. Each volume is topical and includes selected papers from the international meetings organised by the LSB.show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 160 x 240mm | 380g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588111431
  • 9781588111432

Table of contents

1. Introduction (by Vogeleer, Svetlana); 2. The Progressive in Japanese and Temporal Advancement in Narrative (by Ayano, Seiki); 3. On the Semantics of the Spanish Progressive Sequence ir + gerund (by Espunya, Anna); 4. Frequency and Tense Use in French (by Molendijk, Arie); 5. Adverbials of Aspectual Focus and Negation in Dutch (by Smessaert, Hans); 6. Aspects Of (Un)Boundedness (by Wyngaerd, Guido Vanden); 7. Changing Culture Changing Grammar: A Cross-Categorial Hypothesis on the Loss of the Perfectum in Romance (by Manoliu, Maria M.); 8. A Perfect Piece? The Present Perfect And Passe Compose In Journalistic Texts (by Engel, Dulcie M.); 9. "Tell me, Socrates ...": Verbal Aspect, Focus and Questioning Strategies in Ancient Greek (by Pitavy, Jean-Christophe); 10. The Linguistic Expression of a Semantic Relation: The Connectives of Simultaneity in French (by Aslanides, Sophie); 11. Reference Values In Present-tense When-Clauses (by Dilys, Rosalind); 12. The Referentiality of Tenses (by Janssen, Theo)show more