In this rich reference work, Beth Levin classifies over English verbs according to shared meaning and behavior. Levin starts with the hypothesis that a. English verb classes and alternations: A preliminary investigation. By BETH. LEVIN. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. xviii, Cloth. $ English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation. Beth Levin. ( Northwestern University). Chicago: The University of Chicago. Press, , xviii.

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English Verb Classes and Alternations

Bound Nonreflexive Anaphor as Prepositional Object 7. Claswes of Throwing Verbs of Creation and Transformation Verbs of Contact by Impact Verbs of Caring for the Whole Body Verbs of Group Existence Qlternations of Putting with a Specified Direction 9. Verbs of Entity-Specific Change of State Understood Body-Part Object Alternation 1. Reflexive Diathesis Alternations 4. Verbs of Modes of Being Involving Motion Verbs of Perception Verbs of Body-Internal Motion Verbs of Assessment Raw Material Subject Alternation 3.


Verbs of Assuming a Position Verbs of Calibratable Changes of State Characteristic Property of Agent Alternation 1.

English Verb Classes and Alternations: A Preliminary Investigation – Beth Levin – Google Books

Mental Logic Martin D. Account Options Sign in. Psych-Verbs Verbs of Psychological State Language–Reference Syntax and Semantics. Adjectival Passive transitive verbs. Verbs Involving alternstions Body.

Total Transformation Alternation intransitive 2. Image Impression Alternation 2. Cognate Prepositional Phrase Construction 7.

Verbs of Communication Natural Force Subject Alternation 3.

Verbs of Removing Levin starts with the hypothesis that a verb’s meaning influences its syntactic behavior and develops it into a powerful tool for studying engkish English verb lexicon. Verbs of Dressing Well Verbs of Future Having Verbs of Substance Emission Verbs of Separating and Disassembling Verbs of Sounds Made by Animals.

Expletive It Object 8.