Sunday, 30 November 2014

Elaborating Being & Having: A Theory Of The Systemic Organisation Of The Meaning Potential Itself

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 145):
Elaborating figures can thus be used to construe hyponymic taxonomies. In other words, they are, among other things, a theory of the systemic organisation of the meaning potential itself; and by virtue of this fact, they can be used to elaborate it further.