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|Title:||A "lexicographic portrait" of 'forgetting'||Contributor(s):||Goddard, Cliff (author)||Publication Date:||2007||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/2271||Abstract:||This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of the English verb 'forget'. It examines its three main clausal complement types ('to'-complement, e.g. 'I forgot to lock the door', 'that'-complement, e.g. 'I forgot that the door was locked', and 'wh'-complement, e.g. 'I forgot where I put the key'), NP-complements, and several more specialised constructions. The picture which emerges is of a set of interrelated lexicogrammatical constructions, each with a specific meaning, forming a polysemic "lexical family". Although the study concentrates on English alone, the semantic differences between the various constructions it has identified make it rather clear that one cannot expect a similar range of meanings to "map across" to apparently similar lexemes in other languages. The method of semantic analysis is the Natural Semantic Metalanguage approach.||Publication Type:||Book Chapter||Source of Publication:||The Language of Memory in a Crosslinguistic Perspective, p. 119-137||Publisher:||John Benjamins Publishing Company||Place of Publication:||Amsterdam, The Netherlands||ISBN:||9789027223753||Field of Research (FOR):||200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)||HERDC Category Description:||B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book||Other Links:||http://books.google.com.au/books?id=2l7ULfhOFaEC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA119
|Series Name:||Human Cognitive Processing||Series Number :||21||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 160
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