CAUSATIVE HAVE AND EXPERIENTIAL HAVE

KAZUKO INOUE
1995 English Linguistics  
Hiroshima University have-constructions with infinitival and past participle objective complements in terms of semantic representation. It is proposed that both readings share in common the conceptual structure containing the function INCH-BE where the first argument of BE is an event described by the complement and the second argument the subject NP. The main discussion centers upon the presence of the function INCH-BE and the arguments for the subject NP as the goal to which the event of the
more » ... h the event of the complement moves. Furthermore, it is shown that the present analysis will enable us to account for the relations between these constructions and other have-constructions.* English Linguistics 12 (1995) 73-95
doi:10.9793/elsj1984.12.73 fatcat:2v2fu22bpfhhvbbordizezmd4i