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Ellipsis and Substitution

Ellipsis and Substitution

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Published by: Florence Bulan Johnny on Mar 06, 2012
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Ellipsis and Substitution Structure In Context

By: Florence Bulan Johnny A134434

Dillard explained to me that a weasel will bites his prey at the neck . As they walked. ´I might learn something out of the mindlessness of the weasel. . Dillard was stunned into stillness as a weasel. After the weasel goes. ´has Joan arrived in London?µ I hesitantly said. ´I think soµ although I·m not sure either. I laughed at her for startled a weasel that startled her. emerging from beneath an enormous shaggy wild rose bush four feet away. and he does not let go.Mindless Weasel Dillard ask me. Dillard said. . She·s the one that screamed and jumped around. startling the little one. Chuckling. .

‡ D:has Joan arrived in London?µ ‡ W: I think so ‡ So substitutes ¶she has arrived in London· ‡ It is a clausal substitution . ´has Joan arrived in London?µ I hesitantly said. ´I think soµ although I·m not sure either.Dillard ask me.

As they walked. . emerging from beneath an enormous shaggy wild rose bush four feet away. ‡ There is no ellipsis or substitution in this sentence. Dillard was stunned into stillness as a weasel.

She·s the one that screamed and jumped around. ¶the little one· in the sentence has substituted the phrase ¶the little weasel·. it is a nominal substitution . startling the little one.

I laughed at her for startled a weasel that startled her. ‡ Correct sentence: I laughed at her for startled a weasel . ‡ This sentence has an ambiguity in it because writer overuse word ¶startled·.

‡ . . ‡ This sentence use the 3 dots to indicates that a material was deleted or omitted from that sentence.After the weasel goes. bites his prey at the neck . Dillard explained to me that a weasel will bites his prey at the neck . and he does not let go. . . . and he does not let go.

Chuckling. Dillard said. ‡ No ellipsis or substitution . ´I might learn something out of the mindlessness of the weasel.

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