Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Domains Of Experience: Indeterminacy

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 131):
There is of course a great deal of indeterminacy here, including such borderline cases as those where sensing and saying are construed as forms of action (and therefore cannot project), e.g. watching, listening, chatting, speaking. These properties reflect the borderline location of such processes in the overall semantic space.