By Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane, Cristina Suárez-gómez
The world of the current excellent has constantly been a hotly contested flooring among linguists, and up to date corpus stories have proven that edition during this realm in English is much extra pervasive than formerly assumed. This quantity gains theoretically proficient analyses of the expression of the current excellent in local and non-native Englishes, and represents the state-of-the-art in corpus-based works during this quarter.
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The answer is no: it cannot do so, as it is a statistical measure based on the data we actually used (the cases without intervening words). 50 Jill Bowie and Sean Wallis of 20. Slightly overlapping intervals may represent a significant difference, but a separate statistical test (the Newcombe-Wilson test) is required to determine this. e. the difference is non-significant). Thus in Figure 2, we cannot claim that the rate falls between 1840 and 1850, or that it rises again in the 1860s. For more information see Wallis (2013).
4 The data are based on raw word frequencies under “Composition of the corpus”. 48 Jill Bowie and Sean Wallis inconsistent with the remainder of the data – a fact that was true across many different analyses. The simplest explanation for this can be seen in the graph: the sampling for this decade is quite distinctive and this fact may skew the results. For this reason we decided to omit the first decade from our analyses. 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% NF BOOKS NEWSPAPERS MAGAZINES FICTION 30% 20% 1990 2000 1980 1970 1960 1950 1940 1930 1920 1910 1900 1890 1880 1870 1860 1850 1840 1830 1820 0% 1810 10% Figure 1: Distribution of text samples over the decades in COHA.
Additionally, de Acosta claims that the subject must be an animate sentient being (2013: 39). Examples like (5a) and (5b), however, show that the subject in the affectee use can also be inanimate. (5) a. Or if I am called to a meeting that does not have a purpose written on the agenda (BNC: K6V 667) b. Standard disc drives can not duplicate the ‘I can not read that’ instruction because the unreadable sectors have data written on them at twice the normal speed. (BNC: B7G 1129) De Acosta excludes the causative type from his discussion since he considers it, in accordance with Visser (1973: 2269), a sixteenth- and seventeenth-century development.
Re-Assessing the Present Perfect: Corpus Studies and Beyond by Valentin Werner, Elena Seoane, Cristina Suárez-gómez