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Sunday, 17 April 2011

Qualities Of Projection Vs Qualities Of Expansion

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 209-10):
Qualities of projection are agnate with processes in figures of sensing; … In contrast qualities of expansion display patterns of agnation within being & having … This fundamental difference explains other differences; for example, qualities of projection tend to occur in agnate pairs of the ‘like’ and ‘please’ type that we find with figures of sensing … whereas qualities of expansion do not.