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    Any online resources for my MA thesis "Non-finites as postmodifiers in noun phrases"?
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    Default Re: any online resources for my thesis?

    Quote Originally Posted by stella1977 View Post
    Any online resources for my MA thesis "Non-finites as postmodifiers in noun phrases"?
    I appreciate your help!
    Carpe diem!
    As an MA student, you should have access to all the major linguistics journals that your university subscribes to. Most worthwhile material for an MA is not free on the web. Log in to your uni library, and find databases, e-journals and search "non-finite" and "postmodifier".
    Here's two examples: the journals are obscure, but you'd have to see if you uni. subscribes to them.


    The English Adjective Phrase
    Oostdijk, Nelleke
    Gothenburg Studies in English, 2001, 81, 23-37
    ... phrase constituent: the adjective head, a pre- or postmodifier, or a constituent embedded within the premodifier. The absolute & relative frequencies of structural types & functions of adjective phrases are tabulated for seven text samples ...

    . Noun Phrase Structure as an Indication of Text Variety
    De Haan, Pieter
    anglistik und englischunterricht, 1993, 49, 85-106
    ... they occur, & the distribution of major noun phrase postmodifier types is described. Significant relationships are found between the structure & type of noun phrases & the function they fulfill, as well as the types of text in which they occur. ...

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