Proceedings of the 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016)

Contextual subjectification of the meaning of the verb "may/mighte" in the aspect of its grammaticalization as a marker of permission and assertion (based on "The Canterbury Tales" by G.Chaucer)

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Marina Tsvinaria
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Marina Tsvinaria
Available Online June 2017.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.25How to use a DOI?
Keywords
context, pragmatics, subjectification, grammaticalization, marker.
Abstract
The article deals with the cases of contextual subjectification of the meaning of the Middle English verb "may/mighte" in "The Canterbury Tales" by G.Chaucer. The purpose of the research is to define the pragmatic factors of its grammaticalization as a marker of the speech acts of permission and assertion.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
June 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-354-8
ISSN
2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/ipc-16.2017.25How to use a DOI?
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