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She calls this theoretical form a clausal adverb that in essence functions as a presentative particle resembling hnh.
Meyer (1987), in a statistical study of a sub-corpus of the Brown corpus, found that the use of commas varied significantly in clausal coordination.
The clausal structure of Judges 13:20-21 may be outlined as follows:
These predicates are too strongly centered on their participant to match up well with a construction that selects the field as clausal subject.
40) When the conversion of the verbal cry takes place, the word itself retains something of the instinctive reaction (nonverbal use of verbal language) and the cry is forcefully dragged into the clausal structure (verbal use of nonverbal language).
This complex, clausal second sentence manages to refer to no specific book, chapter, character, or phrase, yet it seeks to persuade us of the validity of its argument by suggesting that we read Dickens emotionally.
In my view, this attempt to have it both ways doesn't really work; suspending the phrases within the clausal structure introduces a laxity into the phrasing that misrepresents the original while failing to improve the King James.
Sententialism is the view that intensional positions in natural languages occur within clausal complements only.
The reorganization by the teacher of a reading passage, into phrases and/or clauses (usually grouped in columns), provides students with practice in recognizing phrase boundaries and clausal relationships.
Despite the use of enjambment, each line breaks into two clausal units ("Advancing,//forth she stretched her hand / And begged an alms//with doleful plea / That ceased not"); and the syntactical arrangement undoes the completion of the thought and action that should occur at "doleful plea," almost as if "[t]hat ceased not" were an afterthought or a contradiction of his expectations.
Among the inference mechanisms used, we can choose to represent the sentence in clausal form (that is, as a conjunction of a disjunction of literals) and use elimination of complementary literals [GN88].
More generally, we should note the grand arc of ever-greater inclusion, the subtle spiraling outward of clausal scope, in the sequence of Fifth Amendment clauses.
Nevertheless, Sandy was clearly not coding two clausal sentences in Spanish, and she was coding them in English.
Drawing on the work of Dewaele [10], Dewaele and Pavlenko (2002), and Oya, Manalo, and Greenwood, the researcher analyzed the narratives in terms of complexity, verbal accuracy, clausal accuracy, and emotion word quantity.
Among the topics are the vernacular practice of naming the liturgical year, comparing the versions of the Old English Gospels in a semantic and syntactic study of periphrastic "model verb + infinitive" construction, metrical influences on constructions with complex predicates in Old English hypermetric verse, the pronoun it and the dating of Middle English texts, and changes in the clausal complement of the copulative perception verbs in American English.