Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics - Theory and Application - Fang Yan

Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics - Theory and Application - Fang Yan

5. The system network for generating expressions of Chinese aspect

Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics - Theory and Application - Fang Yan

Yang Guowen
Institute of Linguistics of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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This chapter will focus on elaborating the principles applied to constructing the system network to ensure well produced expressions of complex aspect. The work will be described in the following respects: the classification of Chinese aspect, the development of the primary systems, the selection order principle, and the reasons for rejecting the parallel derivation in the network drawing. A sample network of durative aspect will also be presented.

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Guowen, Yang. 5. The system network for generating expressions of Chinese aspect. Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics - Theory and Application. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 85 - 105 Feb 2014. ISBN 9781845539955. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19465. Date accessed: 26 Nov 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19465. Feb 2014

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