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In the constructions that interest us here, increased isomorphism would entail the use of PP forms together with adverbial forms in order to increase the explicitness of the time frame in which the action occurs.
In terms of the syntactical patterns and the unities of the poems, the conjunctive adverb "When" that starts the adverbial time clauses three times in Sonnet 12, and twice in Sonnet 15, also serves as a coherent and bridging transition that helps interfuse the first parts of the poems to the second parts.
Only half of the verbs studied derived the corresponding adverbial form.
This means that these texts are situation- dependent and are loaded with the features of many adverbials used for deixis, as mentioned above.
This exercise allows them (Conrad and Biber 2000: 63-72) to draw a number of conclusions, such as: stance marking is particularly frequent in conversation; * marking of epistemic stance is more frequent overall than marking of attitudinal or style stance; single adverbs are more frequent than the other grammatical realizations in all registers; prepositional phrases are more frequent in academic prose than in the other registers; finite clauses are more frequent in conversation than in the other registers; final position adverbials are frequent in conversation; pre-verbal and initial adverbials are frequent in the written registers.
A possible explanation for these two errors might be that the student thought that the adverbial phrase was the subject of the sentence.
Tables 3 and 4 show the distribution of the phenomenon in our data depending on whether a noun phrase, a pronominal or an adverbial appear in between the matrix verb and the object infinitive.
b) the most frequent syntactic function of present participial clauses in narrative passages entitled Facts and Issues was adverbial function: the most numerous group of adverbial present participial clauses was represented by supplementive clauses defined by Quirk et al.
This paper explores a part of that common ground, specifically the area where the most distinctive functions of the categories under study, predicative and adverbial, become blurred.
Chapters 2-4 survey the theories occupying the attention of the early- and mid-twentieth century analytic period: the sense datum theory, the adverbial theory, and the belief acquisition theory.
Usually the order of the adverbials is Adverbial of Place, followed by Adverbial of Time, followed by Adverbial of Manner, followed by any other type of Adverbial that is required by the context.