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Towards a Syntactic-Semantic Typology of Presentation Scale Sentences in Fiction Narratives
Brno Studies in English
In the framework of FSP every sentence implements one of the dynamic semantic scales, which functionally reflect the distribution of communicative dynamism and operate irrespective of word order. In principle, Firbas distinguishes two types of dynamic semantic scales: the Presentation Scale and the Quality Scale. The present paper looks at the role of the English verb operating in Presentation Scale sentences within fiction narratives from the point of view of both dynamic and static semantics;doi:10.5817/bse2011-1-1 fatcat:3dbe2nhf3zbftpmcxtm6sjvtai