Thursday, 21 September 2017

Hypotactic Vs Paratactic 'Manner: Means'

Young Indian elephants are hairy
thus showing affinity with the mammoth
α
x β manner: means


He accepted her offer
and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado
1
x 2 manner: means

In these instances, thus = 'by this means' ('thereby' not 'therefore').

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Sunday, 30 April 2017

'More About' An Indefinite Numerative as Postmodified Head


α
x β cause: purpose
Scan
the QR code
to learn
more about the Medela range
Process: material
Goal
Process: mental
Phenomenon

cf what you will learn is more about the Medela range


more
about the Medela range
Numerative
Qualifier
Head
Postmodifier

cf more facts [about the Medela range]

also: you know more [[than I (do)]], you know more [than me]


For Numerative as Head, see Halliday & Matthiessen (2014: 390-1).