Sunday, 30 September 2012

Metafunctional Structures: Group

Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 309):
Although we can still recognise the same three components, they are not represented in the form of separate whole structures, but rather as partial contributions to a single structural line.

Metafunctional Structures: Clause

Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 309):
… in the grammar of the clause each component contributes a more or less equal complete structure, so that the clause is made up of three distinct structures combined into one …