The Experiential Perspective on the Clause

Historical Linguistics and the History of English - A Systemic Function Approach - Michael Cummings

Michael Cummings [+-]
York University, Toronto.
Michael Cummings is Professor emeritus and Senior Scholar in the English Department of York University, Toronto. His research interests include Systemic Functional linguistic approaches to discourse and lexico-grammar in Old English and modern English.

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The short historical texts are used to illustrate systems and structures of clauses from the experiential perspective. Changes in basic transitivity systems and structures over the course of time are few despite enormous changes in lexical realizations.

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Cummings, Michael. The Experiential Perspective on the Clause. Historical Linguistics and the History of English - A Systemic Function Approach. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Sep 2025. ISBN 9780000000000. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40462. Date accessed: 16 Jun 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40462. Sep 2025

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