Sunday, 21 January 2018

The Case Of A Circumstance Being Inherent In The Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 243):
There are also, in fact, certain circumstances that are construed as inherent in a process. This happens with ‘enhancing’ clauses construing movement of a participant through space: here a circumstance of Place represents the destination of that movement and may be inherent in the process.  For example:
Did these books and articles put groceries on the table?
They carved its image into stone || and placed it on their temples and palaces.