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9780198242697

Aspects of Semantic Opposition in English

Aspects of Semantic Opposition in English
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  • ISBN-13: 9780198242697
  • ISBN: 0198242697
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated

AUTHOR

Mettinger, Arthur

SUMMARY

Antonymy is recognized as an important type of meaning relation in natural language, yet there are very few detailed empirical studies of the topic. Through an analysis of a corpus of forty-three contemporary English-language novels, Mettinger isolates ten syntactic frames within which antonyms are regularly found: these serve as a useful heuristic tool for eliciting opposites from texts. Arguing that there are two kinds of antonyms--systematic and non-systematic opposites--he analyzes numerous pairs of antonyms, highlighting an important semantic relationship.Mettinger, Arthur is the author of 'Aspects of Semantic Opposition in English' with ISBN 9780198242697 and ISBN 0198242697.

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