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Book: Function in Systemic Functional Linguistics

Chapter: Issues and Controversies and the Prospect of Functional Theory in SFL

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.37670


The sixth chapter is concerned with the existing issues and controversies over the meaning and use of the concept of function, linguistic research from the perspective of function, and levels of meaning in relation to function, and a discussion of the limitations and the expectation of how the functional theory in SFL will develop in the future.

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