Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Circumstance As Minor Relational Or Verbal Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 314):
For the present discussion, what is important is the notion of ‘circumstance’ as a kind of additional minor process, subsidiary to the main one, but embodying some of the features of a relational or verbal process, and so introducing a further entity as an indirect participant in the clause.