Dissertation > Language, writing > Chinese > Grammar > Modern,modern syntax

The Study of New Pattern "被X" Format in the Three Level Theory

Author WangYang
Tutor XiaZhongHua
Course Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Keywords “被X” syntactic structure semantic feature pragmatic function
CLC H146
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
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“被X”is a new language format that is very different from the traditional languageformat. Using the three level theory, we can make a comprehensive and systematicinvestigation for the “被X” format. For the study of “X” format syntax plane, we mainlyanalyses “被” and “X” on the construction features,“被X” the statement of the ACTS as thesentence, and the collocation with hierarchical relationships between words. In the semanticaspect, through the “被X” format for the typical structure dynamic predicate nuclear analysis,we found that the verb “X” has the characteristics of [+a price nature] and [results nature],the characteristics of “被X” format because of the implicit in a strong second integratedvarieties, subject and has integrated varieties [+by dynamic nature], the whole “被X” on thesemantics has [+sufferings],[factual],[autonomy] and [+subjective identification]. In thepragmatic functions,“被X” is often used as a sentence format theme,“被” is in the centre ofthe expression,“被X” format reflects language with social, and is the expression for someproblems badinage, pragmatic value is rich, and has the possibility of further in live inmodern Chinese.

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