publication . Article . 2010

Polysémie de HOW dans la King James Version

Mathilde Pinson;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Anglophonia (issn: 1278-3331, eissn: 2427-0466, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: OpenEdition
This paper aims at analyzing the various functional and semantic values attributed to the morpheme how in the King James Version of the Bible (KJV), some of which are not prototypical (complementizer, causal interrogative adverb, interrogative pronoun and adverbial relative). In view of the complex semantic and functional network of how, it is necessary first to establish what decoding problems were experienced by the readers. As will be shown, almost each type of how can be misinterpreted in some contexts and quite often only the comparison with other English versions of the Bible, or with the Latin, Greek or Hebrew versions, enables one to interpret the text a...
free text keywords: Adverb, Linguistics, Morpheme, Sociology, Polysemy, Vernacular, Pronoun, Adverbial, Complementizer, Interrogative, Bible, translation, Language and Literature, P
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