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Author Troberg, Michelle.

Title Change of Object Expression in the History of French [electronic resource] : Verbs of Helping and Hindering.

Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Summary This comprehensive case study of a systematic shift in object expression provides insight into the construal of a class of two-place activity verbs in the history of French and proposes that a change in the prepositional system underlies the shift. The book focuses on nineteen verbs of helping and hindering whose single internal object shifts from indirect to direct object during the 15th and 16th century. It describes how these verbs are distinguished from all other verbs that take indirect ...
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject French language -- Verb.
French language -- Etymology.
French language -- Direct object.
French language -- Indirect object.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Troberg, Michelle. Change of Object Expression in the History of French : Verbs of Helping and Hindering. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2013 9781443845670
ISBN 9781443850117 (electronic bk.)
144385011X (electronic bk.)