An Introduction to the Grammar of Old English - A Systemic Functional Approach - Michael Cummings

An Introduction to the Grammar of Old English - A Systemic Functional Approach - Michael Cummings

The Old English clause from the textual perspective

An Introduction to the Grammar of Old English - A Systemic Functional Approach - Michael Cummings

Michael Cummings [+-]
York University
Michael Cummings teaches as Professor emeritus at York University, Toronto. He is co-author or co-editor of The Language of Literature (1983), Linguistics in a Systemic Perspective (1988), and Relations and Functions within and around Language (2002). He has also published a number of articles and book chapters on the systemic functional description of Old English.

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This chapter takes up the perspective afforded by the third metafunction, the textual. The textual metafunction accounts for the way in which discrete sentence utterances come together to form an organized text.

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Cummings, Michael. The Old English clause from the textual perspective. An Introduction to the Grammar of Old English - A Systemic Functional Approach. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 82 - 104 May 2010. ISBN 9781845533649. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=20170. Date accessed: 22 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.20170. May 2010

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