The Thought Occurs

The Thought Occurs

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Sample Clause Analysis

Clause:

The sun looks as if it moves across the sky.

Analysis:

The sun : Carrier
looks: Process: relational
[[as if it moves across the sky]]: Attribute

which is metaphorical for:

The sun appears to move across the sky

The sun : Actor
appears to move: Process: material
across the sky: Location

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