The Use of the Passive in Sierra Popoluca Discourse

Statement of Responsibility:
Elson, Benjamin F
Date:
1984
Extent:
pages 356-64
Description:
A discussion of the passive verb construction in Sierra Popoluca. Includes a brief outline of the grammatical forms that mark the passive, the reasons for use of the passive in discourse, and five short texts (with literal and free English translations) to provide examples.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Work Type:
Subject:
Voice (grammatical)
Narrative discourse
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Relation Text:
Alan Manning, Pierra Martin and Kim McCalla, eds., Discourse Studies: Tenth LACUS Forum, 1983. Columbia: Hornbeam Press.
Entry Number:
1730