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Title: Mood at the Interface
Written By: Josep F. Quer
Series Title: LOT International Series 1. UiL OTS dissertation
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Mood at the interface offers a unified study of the grammatical contribution of mood in the whole spectrum of subordination. The basic hypothesis of the work is that indicative/subjunctive alternations constitute the overt marking of a shift in the model where a proposition is evaluated. It is shown that such an account in terms of mood shift succeeds in providing a wide empirical coverage for this rather murky domain and supplies a strong argument for the interaction of this verbal category with the different components of the grammar. The study concentrates on Romance languages, with special emphasis on Catalan and Spanish.

Publication Year: 1998
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear
Spanish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9055690449
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: HAG: NLG 46,20