Linguistic view of verbs

Kimmo Huovila kimmo.huovila at helsinki.fi
Mon Oct 29 12:18:44 EST 2001


Kimmo Huovila wrote:

> A book that touches on both is Robert E. Longacre's The Grammar of
> Discourse, but I am not sure I would call that an introduction. Without
> quite a bit of background in linguistics, the book is quite hard
> reading.

A small clarification. An off-list email asked if Longacre really talks
about valency. I did not mean that he uses the term, but when he studies
verb frames, I felt that has very much to do with valency. That's why I
included the reference.

Kimmo Huovila




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