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Published: 20 December 2016

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198759539

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The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

Astrid De Wit

Oxford Studies of Time in Language and Thought

  • Provides typological background for the problem of the present perfective paradox
  • Includes detailed case studies of the tense and aspect systems of English, French, Sranan, and Slavic languages
  • Brings together insights from semantics, typology, and cognitive science

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