The Grammar of Irish English: Language in Hibernian Style

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TABLES
2.1 Percentage of Irish-speakers in certain decennial cohorts from 1771 to 1871 9
5.1 Nonstandard occurrences of the definite article in the HE corpus 68
5.2 The syntactic distribution of unbound reflexives in the HE corpus 83
6.1 Frequencies of IAPs versus standard have perfects in the HE corpus 95
6.2 Frequencies of after perfects in the HE corpus 101
6.3 Frequencies of medial-object perfects in the HE corpus 109
6.4 Frequencies of the MOP compared to those of the ‘standard’ have perfect (have + object + past participle versus have + past participle + object) 110
6.5 Frequencies of perfects with mid-position object in the Helsinki Corpus 113
6.6 Frequencies of be perfects in the HE corpus 119
6.7 Frequencies of ‘extended-now’ perfects in the HE corpus 126
6.8 Frequencies of the temporal uses of with in the HE corpus 127
6.9 Frequencies of periphrastic do in the HE corpus 132
6.10 Plural subject-verb concord in the HE data 156
7.1 Frequencies of the different types of direct responses in the HE corpus 166
7.2 Frequencies of inversion in indirect questions in the HE corpus 168
7.3 Frequencies of inversion in indirect questions introduced by know, ask, see, and wonder in the EModE part of the Helsinki Corpus 175
8.1 Frequencies of relative and other clauses containing resumptive pronouns 191
8.2 Frequencies of the subordinating uses of and (when) in the HE corpus 202
8.3 Contexts of use and frequencies of the conjunctions/conjunctives only and but in the HE corpus 212
10.1 Frequencies of the two major functional types of clefting in the HE corpus 248
10.2 Frequencies of topicalisation in the HE corpus 263

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures ix
  • Tables x
  • Preface xi
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - The English Language in Ireland 4
  • 3 - Major Issues in the Study of Hiberno-English 12
  • 4 - Databases and Methods 36
  • 5 - The Noun Phrase 55
  • 6 - The Verb Phrase 89
  • 7 - Questions, Responses, and Negation 160
  • 8 - The Complex Sentence 184
  • 9 - Prepositional Usage 218
  • 10 - Focusing Devices 242
  • 11 - Discussion and Conclusions 271
  • Notes 299
  • Bibliography 309
  • Index 322
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