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Personal Pronouns in Present-Day English

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ISBN-10: 0521471028

ISBN-13: 9780521471022

Edition: 1996

Authors: Katie Wales, Bas Aarts, John Algeo, Susan Fitzmaurice, Richard Hogg

List price: $146.00
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Katie Wales analysis of modern pronoun usage derives from the Survey of English Corpus and the International Corpus of English that looks at current trends. Some examples cited are "He" being generic or "Between you and I", and the problem of case.
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Book details

List price: $146.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

BAS AARTS is Professor of English Linguistics and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London, UK. He has published widely in the field and is one of the founding editors of the journal English Language and Linguistics .

Personal pronouns: definitions and descriptions
Pronouns, anaphora and discourse
You and me, them and us: the politics of pronouns
Between you and I: problems of case
No one's sexist, are they? The problem of 'generic he'
English as she is spoken: pronouns and personification
Possessives and reflexives: current trends