Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Internal Complementarity: Metaphorical

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 562)
… beyond its congruent mode, there is a metaphorical complementarity: the ideational model offers a complementarity between the congruent mode itself and the metaphorical mode, making it possible to take some phenomenon as already construed and then reconstrue it as if it was a phenomenon of a different kind.