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L'autonomie du passif anglais

Abstract : This paper deals with the way the comment value conventionally associated with the passive construction builds up. This value is studied from two points of view. I first examine the connections that it will form with the addressee, and then I confront the very value with that found in the present perfect (another compound form of the English language) which I have studied at length. Far from conflicting, these two comment values complement each other and in a sense could be seen as forming a kind of subsystem per se.
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Emmanuelle Roussel. L'autonomie du passif anglais. Anglophonia, French Journal of English Studies, Presse universitaires du Mirail, 2005, pp.185-203. ⟨hal-00012398⟩

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