The Thought Occurs

The Thought Occurs

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Sample Theme Analysis: Marked Theme Fronted Beyond Dependent Clause

Clause Complex:

Facing you <<as you leave 10 and 11>> are the figures of giant man-headed bulls, 6 , from an 8th-century BC Assyrian palace.

Analysis:

Facing you: Theme: marked (Location)

are the figures of giant man-headed bulls, 6, from an 8th-century BC Assyrian palace: Rheme

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