Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The Particularistic Model Of Participation-In-Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 150):
In what we are calling its “particularist” modelling, the grammar is categorising experience for us (or we are categorising our experience through our grammar) by construing a small number of different types of figure, differentiated according to what kind of process is taking place and what kinds of participant are involved — in what relationships to each other and to the process.