Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Range: Elaborating Relationship To The Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 169):
…where the relation is elaborating, the Range simply restates the Process or else further specifies it in terms of its class, quality or quantity. Here we often find related pairs of ‘Process : Process + Range’; the latter may involve nominalising the process (a form of grammatical metaphor).