In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Levin starts with the hypothesis that a. English verb classes and alternations: A preliminary investigation. By BETH. LEVIN. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xviii, Cloth. $ English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation. Beth Levin. ( Northwestern University). Chicago: The University of Chicago. Press, , xviii.
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Verbs of Putting with a Specified Direction 9. Verbs of Communication Billionaires and Stealth Politics Benjamin I. Total Transformation Alternation intransitive classfs. Verbs of Body-Internal Motion She shows how identifying Verbs of Entity-Specific Change of State Unintentional Interpretation with Body-Part Object 7.
Verbs of Contact by Impact. Bring and Take Characteristic Property of Instrument Alternation 1.
Verbs of Lingering Verbs of Modes of Being Involving Motion She shows how identifying verbs with similar syntactic behavior provides an effective means of distinguishing semantically coherent verb classes, and isolates these classes by examining verb behavior with respect to a wide range of syntactic alternations that reflect verb meaning. For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Characteristic Property of Agent Alternation 1.
Verbs of Removing Verbs of Sound Existence Psych-Verbs Verbs of Psychological State Verbs of Creation and Transformation PRO-arb Object Alternation 1. Verbs of Separating and Disassembling Verbs of Instrument of Communication In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over 3, English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior.
Reflexive Verbs of Appearance Verbs of Caring for a Specific Body Part About Contact News Giving to the Press. Verbs of Appearance, Disappearance, and Occurrence Verbs Involving the Body Verbs of Entity-Specific Modes of Being The second presents classes of verbs that share a kernel of meaning and explores in detail the behavior of each class, drawing on the alternations in the first part.
Clear Alternation transitive 2. Verbs of Existence Verbs of Inherently Directed Motion Cognate Prepositional Phrase Construction 7.