The examples identified in the elaboration above as Vietnamese personal pronouns
In what follows, I will closely examine the shift in narrative levels in excerpt , focusing on such stylistic aspects as the verb tense, pronouns, the sentence length, and the sentence structure (below, Table 2 shows sentence structure and Table 3 shows personal pronouns
in the first three paragraphs of ).
Liddicoat, observing a group of adult learners considering personal pronoun
use from an intercultural orientation, notes that 'in addition to developing knowledge of the person address system in French, these students began to explore the cultural and interpersonal understandings that underlie the system' (Liddicoat, 2006, p.
In the type where's my glasses (adjunct wh-word, subject after the finite verb) the verb can be in the singular if the subject is a full noun phrase; if the subject is a personal pronoun
, the verb must be in the plural; for instance, where are they (Henry 1995: 41, referring to Radzinski 1985).
Hajdu believes that the inflection comes from the Proto-Finnic 3P personal pronoun
*sen, and only thereafter obtained the meaning of a reflexive pronoun ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1985 : 244-247).
Similarly in both the Gloria and the Agnus Dei the personal pronoun
you is used instead of the proper English equivalent of the Latin qui, who, a relative pronoun to introduce a subordinate clause.
And, more important, she introduces the first personal pronoun
At the push of a button, the TR-2720 displays the personal pronoun
with the inflected verb form in the corresponding translation.
The study focuses on three aspects of language acquisition: personal identification, personal pronoun
acquisition and use, and the issue of whether the early lexical and syntactic development is 'separate' or 'merged' in the early stages of development.
While he is pondering about how to express his thoughts, he is looking into his own space, but once he has plans he puts the personal pronoun
emphasis to the right, the area of the future.
It is worth mentioning, that the personal pronoun
paradigm in Nganasan shows decreased paradigmatic strength as the nominative personal pronouns
have generalized and are nowadays used as genitive and accusative (Wagner-Nagy 2002 : 93).
Consequently, a singular personal pronoun
should not be analyzed as "syntactic agreement", but as (singular) "semantic agreement" (i.