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A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

Volume 5, Syntax (fourth volume)

By Otto Jespersen

Routledge – 2006 – 560 pages

Series: Otto Jespersen

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Description

This book was first published in 1954.

Contents

1. Introductory

2. Simple nexus as ordinary object

3. Simple nexus as object of result

4. Various remarks on nexus-objects

5. Simple nexus as regimen of a preposition

6. A simple nexus as tertiary

7. Nexus-substantives

8. The gerund. Substantive nature

9. The gerund. Verbal nature

10. The infinitive

11. The infinitive. Subject and predicative

12. Infinitive as object

13. To-infinitive as object

14. Infinitive governed by prepositions

15. The infinitive as tertiary

16. The infinitive as tertiary

17. Infinitives of reaction and specification

18. Subject + infinitive as object of main verb

19. Subject + infinitive in other employments

20. Final remarks on infinitives

21. Clauses as tertiaries

22. Implied dependent nexus

23. Negation

14. Requests

15. Questions

Name: A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles: Volume 5, Syntax (fourth volume) (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Otto Jespersen. This book was first published in 1954.
Categories: Grammar, Phonology, Syntax, Theoretical Linguistics