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Comment Adjuncts

Comment Adjuncts “express the speaker’s attitude either to the proposition as a whole or to the particular speech function” (H & M, p.129). 1) Propositional (ideational) type – occur only with declarative clauses and, as with mood Adjuncts, may appear … Continue reading

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Mood Adjuncts

Mood Adjuncts are “closely associated with the meanings construed by the mood system: modality and temporality, and also intensity” (H & M, p.126).┬áThe neutral position for mood Adjuncts is next to the Finite, although they may also function as Theme … Continue reading

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