Thursday, 5 July 2018

Projected Clauses Vs Facts

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 303-4):
The status of the reported and quoted clause is analogous to that of an ‘idea’ clause introduced by a ‘mental’ clause: it is … not rankshifted, and in this respect such clauses differ from rankshifted ‘fact’ clauses serving as the Phenomenon of a ‘mental’ clause.