Saturday, 26 January 2019

Incongruent Nominal Groups: Conjunctive Adjunct As Numerative

Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 375):
In an incongruent nominal group that stands as a metaphoric variant of a clause, the Numerative may correspond to a conjunction; for example, subsequent jungle travel can be reworded as a congruent clause: subsequently it travelled through the jungle.