By Gabriella Mazzon
Negation is without doubt one of the major features in human communication.A historical past of English Negation is the 1st booklet to examine English negation over the total of its documented heritage, utilizing a large database and obtainable terminology.
After an introductory bankruptcy, the publication analyses facts from the entire pattern of previous English files to be had, and from a number of heart English and Renaissance files, displaying that the variety of kinds used at any unmarried level is wider, and the speed in their switch significantly quicker, than formerly ordinarily assumed.
The publication strikes directly to evaluation present formalised bills of the location in glossy English, tracing the alterations in ideas for expressing negation that experience intervened because the earliest documented heritage of the language. because the general is just one number of a language, it additionally surveys the technique of negation utilized in a few non-standard and dialectal types of English. The publication concludes with a glance at fairly lately born languages comparable to Pidgins and Creoles, to enquire the measure of naturalness of the rules that rule the expression of English negation.
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A History of English Negation (Longman Linguistics Library) by Gabriella Mazzon