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of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax


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However, the individual items are not only enhanced by adjectival and postmodifier expansions ("wonderful," "of everything"), but by syntactically disguised subordinate clauses as in [4], where the dirty houses are described in a triple series of qualifiers: [4a] their vertical arrangement, [4b] their having passages which are derogatively compared to that emblem of London slums, St.
A system is imagistic, if it is relatively replete, syntactically sensitive, semantically rich, and mimetic though not necessarily transparent, whereas picture or pictorial images are necessarily transport.
As in the ecstatic Whitmanian sentence-lists that served as Ginsberg's model, each of "Howl" 's anecdotes is self-contained, both syntactically and in terms of content; we don't have to relate one to another, or synthesize them, thank God, into a larger sentence.
Other less convincing cases can be made for tests that show that idioms are often not syntactically fully formed, that is, the idiom can't be used in certain grammatical patterns.
In further addressing the challenge of the origin of language, Johnson argues that the pre-existing elements and capacities that made syntactically complex speech possible arose gradually, as an effect of culture, before language could return the favor by contributing to the further elaboration of culture.
I forgot myself" is a syntactically correct and grammatical English sentence, but it is semantically different from the Spanish and Italian examples above (the phrase is acceptable in, for example, "When I first moved away from home, I forgot myself [my values]") and thus is a contextually incorrect translation.
Firstly, they explore whether a corpus of this predominantly spoken language exhibits fewer syntactically complex structures than that of a language with a long literary tradition.
Conklin interprets this binary structure of oaths in such a way as to demand that the two constituents operate independently of one another syntactically.
in which each line is a sentence fragment, independent syntactically from the lines on either side of it, forging a poetic equivalent to the version of abstraction found in a Rauschenberg combine, and yet possessing a continuous flow and rhythm more reminiscent of the gestures of a 1951-era Pollock, deeply affected the poets of Coolidge's generation.
Jennifer Militello's first book, Flinch of Song, concerns itself, in its compact and syntactically otherworldly poems, with finding a self in a world where everything hurts.
Syntactically, the coordinator "and" forms pseudo-coordination with extra constraints.
1) I propose an analysis in which the latter type involves a rich syntactic structure, while the former is built through a truncation of the syntactically derived structure in the lexicon.
Lastly, that same item tells us, syntactically that "homosexuality .
While most of the book is composed in the syntactically straightforward, plainspoken free verse mode that has been the stock-in-trade not only of Zieroth, but of most Canadian poets of his generation, he makes significant departures from it here.
The ability to form a syntactically well-formed sentence with meaning is not enough to be able to use language in everyday communication," Dr.