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Investigating multi-word verbs in spoken late modern english: evidence from the Proceedings of the Old Bailey (1750-1850)
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2016-06-13)
The present study examines the development of multi-word verbs (MWVs), namely phrasal verbs, prepositional verbs and phrasal-prepositional verbs in the Late Modern English (LModE) period over the years from 1750 to 1850. ...
Marlene NourbeSe Philip and Linton Kwesi Johnson: Sociolinguistic Analysis and Translation Issues
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2015-05-14)
United by the will of giving to the Caribbean legacy and language the prestige they deserve, Marlene NourbeSe Philip and Linton Kwesi Johnson constitute a fascinating task for any scholar who approaches their work. The ...
From Received Pronunciation to Estuary English: a shift from diastratic variation
(Universita degli studi di Salerno, 2013-04-26)
The starting point of the present study was the idea that all the talk about Estuary English produced in the last few decades could not be ignored. The focus of the research, however, did not lie on the description of ...