Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Guise: Definition, Realisation & WH– Probe


Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 274):
Guise corresponds to the interrogative what as? and construes the meaning of ‘be’ (attribute or identity) in the form of a circumstance … The usual preposition is as; other, complex prepositions with this function are by way of, in the rôle/shape/guise/form