Journals Higher Education



01 December 2014

312 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199947157

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Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions

Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony

Ayumi Miura

Oxford Studies in the History of English

  • A careful analysis of the correlation between Middle English verbs of emotion and use or non-use in impersonal constructions
  • A new empirical and theoretical contribution to the busy research area of impersonal constructions in the history of English
  • A novel use of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary and Middle English Dictionary