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Book: Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics

Chapter: The Meanings of Function in the Theory of SFL

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37668


The fourth chapter is concerned with a detailed theoretical description of the concept of function in systemic functional linguistics: the meanings of function in grammar realizing the ideational, interpersonal and textual meanings, micro-function, macro-function, metafunction, and social function, and function in relation to other related concepts, such as structure, system, form, use, semantics (pragmatics), discourse, text, etc.

Chapter Contributors

  • Zhang Delu ( - Delu1703559305) 'Tongji University'