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Book: Explorations in Functional Syntax

Chapter: 9 Structural Complexities

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21840


The complexities of grammatical relationships are achieved through a range of structural devices. This chapter discusses coordination, subordination, apposition, interruption, extraposition, cleft construction, pseudo-cleft construction, raising, the existential ‘there’, and the identifying ‘it’.

Chapter Contributors

  • G. David Morley ( - book-auth-20) 'University of Strathclyde'