Thursday, 13 February 2020

Elaborating Hypotactic Prepositional Phrase And Adverbial Group Complexes

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 565):
This is the relationship that is found in sequences such as:
She remained in Lincoln from 1911 until 1919 when she moved owing to the illness of her father, one time Archdeacon of Leicester, and later Canon of Peterborough, and settled in Kettering. 
I took a freighter from New York, all the way up the Amazon into Peru ... 
This twists around a shady, lush river gorge [[ thick with bamboo]] to Bagudesa, || then continues through extensive rice-fields to Kumbung. 
In 1990, London prefixes had changed from 01 to 071 or 081. 
In the present period, the issues arise across the board, <<as they commonly do>>: from personal relations in the family and elsewhere, to the international political/economic order
Here the hypotactic complex construes a path through time or space, including abstract space.