The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

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This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here GA¼nther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on the (oft-neglected) parallels between the two. She also examines the use of noun ellipsis with adjectives in order to shed light on this under-researched phenomenon, drawing on data from the British National Corpus.In these examples, elliptical noun phrase and antecedent noun phrase have comparable syntactic roles again. In addition, other ... In example (68), another case of pronominalization shows up; the pro- form do so is substituted for the verb.

Title:The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English
Author:Christine Günther
Publisher:Routledge - 2013


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