Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

An annotation scheme for dynamic modality in English and Spanish

Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives - Maite Taboada

Juan Rafael Zamorano-Mansilla
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Marta Carretero

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This chapter describes the results of a series of annotation experiments that focused on a number of prototypical expressions of dynamic modality in English and Spanish. This kind of modality is defined as possibility and necessity due to natural factors and comprises meanings such as inevitability, tendency, ability and circumstantial possibility.

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Zamorano-Mansilla, Juan Rafael; Carretero, Marta. An annotation scheme for dynamic modality in English and Spanish. Contrastive Discourse Analysis - Functional and Corpus Perspectives. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 282-304 May 2013. ISBN 9781908049759. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21779. Date accessed: 10 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21779. May 2013

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