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Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Expansion And Projection: Transgrammatical Semantic Domains

Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 593):
… there are semantic domains that are construed in more than one place in the grammar, by more than one system local to one particular grammatical unit. These semantic domains range over two or more grammatical domains, spanning two or more grammatical units. There are two fundamental semantic domains of this kind — expansion and projection.