6 Elements of Clause Structure
Explorations in Functional Syntax - A New Framework for Lexicogrammatical Analysis - G. David Morley
G. David Morley [+]
University of Strathclyde
G. David Morley is Lecturer in Modern Languages at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He is also the author of An Introduction to Systemic Grammar (Macmillan, 1985) and Syntax in Functional Grammar: an Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics (Continuum, 2000).
This chapter analyzes the elements of the clause structure: the verbal element, the nominal and adjectival elements, the circumstantial adverbial element, as well as adjuncts.