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Process + Circumstance v Process

Here are some examples that came up in a business class that might cause problems for students but can be clearly explained: 1. I passed on the idea. I (Participant) passed (Process) on the idea (Circumstance) because I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Participant

The second element in the figure of the clause as representation is the Participants, which “are inherent in the process: every experiential type of clause has at least one participant” (H & M, p.175). The type of participant (bold) is … Continue reading

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Material Processes 2: Participants

Besides the Actor, there are “a number of other participant roles involved in the process of a material clause” (H & M, p.190). Scope: The lion crossed the field.  2.  Recipient: I gave her a letter./ I gave a letter … Continue reading

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