LinguisticsMidtermStudyGuide

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Unformatted text preview: ponsible for an action or event taking place ● Lightning hit the boy ■ Instrument: the means by which something is done ● Jake cracked the coconut with a hammer ■ Experiencer: animate being inwardly affected by an event or characterized by a state ● I love him ● That was obvious to me ■ Source: place or direction from which something comes ● I walked home from the market through the field ● She bought apples from the farmer ■ Goal: direction to which something goes ● I walked home from the market through the field ■ Path: the route by which something goes ● I walked home from the market through the field ■ Location: place­in­which ● They sat at home ■ Possessor: individual that has a thing ● This book belongs to me ■ Patient: the thing that is possessed ● This book belongs to me ○ Contradiction: A situation in which something is said to be both X and not­X at the same time (My father is not my father, My father is my son)­­T&P ○ Anomaly: An expression that is semantically or pragmatically odd as a result of the combination of two meanings that ar...
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This document was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course E 324 at University of Texas at Austin.

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