Transitivity & Grounding

George Lakoff lakoff at COGSCI.BERKELEY.EDU
Fri Jan 8 06:36:35 UTC 1999


Please take a look at Sally Rice's superb 1987 UCSD dissertation:
Participants and Nonparticipants: Toward a Cognitive Model of Transitivity.
It goes well beyond Hopper and Thompson's fine earlier work.

She also has a paper-- Transitivity and the Lexicon -- in the CRL Newsletter
2.2, 1987, available online I think from the Center for Research on
Language at UCSD.

Hope you enjoy it.

George Lakoff

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