Friday, 7 February 2014

The Construal Of Experience: The Nucleus Of The Figure

Halliday (2008: 146-7):
Within the configuration we can recognise one part which is the nucleus of the figure; this consists of the process itself plus the one participant that is essential to it as the medium through which the process is actualised […] . This complex of process plus medium is what the grammar theorises as being the cornerstone of the phenomenal world.