Monday, 30 April 2018

Identifying Mode: In/Definiteness

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 277-8):
The nominal group realising the function of Identifier is typically definite: it has a common noun as Head, with the or other specific determiner as Deictic, or else a proper noun or pronoun. The only form with adjective as head is the superlative ….