Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Not All Trancategorisation Creates Semantic Junction (Grammatical Metaphor)

Halliday (2008: 154-5):
If we use the noun mover, “one who moves”, as when are the movers coming to shift the furniture, mover is indeed an entity; but it is an entity that is defined by a process — it does not embody the semantic feature of “process”. There is no semantic junction going on here.