9.1168, Sum: Ditransitives

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-9-1168. Wed Aug 19 1998. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 9.1168, Sum: Ditransitives

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Date:           Wed, 19 Aug 1998 12:08:46 GMT
From:  "Judith" <J.Henstra at tees.ac.uk>
Subject:        Summary: Ditransitives

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Date:           Wed, 19 Aug 1998 12:08:46 GMT
From:  "Judith" <J.Henstra at tees.ac.uk>
Subject:        Summary: Ditransitives


A few weeks back I asked for references to examples of ditransitive
verbs.  This is a summary of the replies I received. Useful
information came from Karin Verspoor, Marie Egan, Kevin Lemoine,
Charles Scott, Simon Musgrave, Marilyn Silva, and Mike Maxwell.

Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, & Svartvik (1985). A comprehensive grammar of
the English Language, pp 1208 ff.

Levin, Beth (1993). English verb classes and alternations: a
preliminary investigation. Chicago: University of Chicago
press. (Mentioned several times)

Rutherford, William B. (1975). Modern English, 2nd Ed. Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich. (Especially Vol 1, p 330, ad Vol 2 p 302).

Pinker, Steven (1989). Learnability and cognition: the acquisition of
argument structure. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Karin Verspoor's Master thesis:
http://www.mri.mq.edu-au/~kversp/thesis.html

Thanks to all for their help.

_________________________________________________
Dr. Judith Henstra
School of Social Sciences
University of Teesside
Borough Road
Middlesbrough
TS1 3BA
U.K.

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