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Book: The Birth of the Academic Article

Chapter: Nominalization: reifying processes

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.25750


This section considers what is probably the most common form of grammatical metaphor, namely, the nominalization of processes. The nominalised forms are analysed in terms of the processes they represent, using the same 5 process system as in section 6. The results for the two journals are compared

Chapter Contributors

  • David Banks ( - dbanks) 'Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France'