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16 Most grammarians seem not to have considered that it is just as important to recognize significant normal order as to point out some particularly strange order with special connotative value. Of course, there are few grammarians who do not recognize the significance of word order in English. But as yet the systematic treatment of the subject has not become a part of their methodology of presenting grammatical facts, perhaps because the Greek and Latin models from which they have taken so much of their terminology and methodology deal with word order only as a subordinate factor and from a stylistic standpoint.

She) ran home. 34 OUTLINE OF STRUCTURES 5. Prepositional phrases (cf. p. 117) (They) ran into the wall. 6. Adverbs (cf. pp. 117-119) (He) went there quickly. -H—' 7. Clauses with conjunctive markers (cf. p. 120) (He) will go to sleep when you leave. —χ 1 When you go to sleep. ^VJU leave, (he) will wiu gu ιυ aiccj 7-4-1 T? 8. Dependent-form clauses (cf. p. 125) This done, (we) can leave. 9. Marked infinitives (p. 130) (I) am going to do it. 3J E. Equational expressions classified as to types of attributive constituents (pp.

5. Third type attributives (pp. 144-147) (cf. Third type attributives in transitive expressions, pp. 116-126) a . PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES 1'. COMPLETE ( c f . p . 1 2 0 ) γτρ- (He) was hit with a stick. 2'. PARTIAL (WITH ZERO ANAPHORIC SUBSTITUTION OF THE "AXIS" ELEMENT) (pp. (He) was spoken well of. L Τ < (They) spoke well of him (They) were lied about. _E=r+ < (They) lied about them. 144-147) OUTLINE OF STRUCTURES b. ADVERBS (cf. pp. 117-120) (He) was hurt accidentally. 1 -X c . M A R K E D INFINITIVES ( c f .

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