Monday, 15 January 2018

Scope: Semantic Vs Grammatical Perspectives

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 241):
Semantically the Scope element is not in any very obvious sense a participant in the process — it is not directly involved in the process by bringing it about, being affected by it or benefiting from it; but grammatically it is treated as a participant. So it can become Subject of the clause …