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A preliminary corpus-based diachronic analysis of the behavioral profile of a set of near-synonyms in American English
The present master dissertation, which is a preliminary corpus-based behavioral profile (henceforth BP) study examines the competition and usage patterns of the attributive uses of the following set of adjective near-synonyms ...
Changes in argument structure: developments in impersonal constructions since late middle English. A preliminary corpus-based study
This MA thesis is an investigation into the so-called impersonal construction (e.g. Me liketh nat to lye ‘I do not like to lie’), with a focus on the Late Middle English and Early Modern English periods. Morphosyntactically, ...