Constructions as Triads of Form, Function, and Agency: An Agentive Cognitive Construction Grammar Study of English Modals

Sergio Torres-Martínez
  • Cognitive Semantics, March 2018, Brill
  • DOI: 10.1163/23526416-00401001

A triadic constructionist approah to English modals

What is it about?

In this article, I introduce a new analysis of constructions based on three pivotal elemts: Form, function, and agency.

Why is it important?

This article can be considered as an update to Goldberg´s Cognitive Construction Grammar


Professor Sergio Torres-Martínez (Author)

The article opens up doors to a more comprehensive and systematic analysis of linguisitc constructions based on speaker meaning rather than teh linguistic system.

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