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"Across, by" et "through". Considérations sur les conditions de représentation métalinguistique des prépositions

Abstract : This paper attempts to show that a representation based exclusively on extralinguistic spatial properties cannot hope to account for all the different meanings of prepositional phrases. This can only be achieved through a much more abstract metalinguistic representation, formulated in terms of mental rather than spatial topology, as is demonstrated through the analysis of three prepositions, namely across, by and through.
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Eric Gilbert. "Across, by" et "through". Considérations sur les conditions de représentation métalinguistique des prépositions. Anglophonia / Caliban - French Journal of English Linguistics, Presses universitaires du Midi, 2003, pp.37-61. ⟨hal-02152920⟩

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