The Greek perfect: An overview Slides

The Greek perfect, An overview The Greek perfect, An overview

The slides from my presentation on the Greek perfect are uploaded now, to Academia.edu: The Greek perfect: An overview.

And here’s a brief abstract:

Navigating all the different definitions given for the meaning of the Greek perfect is a mess. Rather than rehash old debates, I present the language data and the patterns that we find in it, organized according to transitivity and event structure.

For those who on principle avoid Academia.edu (I cannot blame you), you can also access the same document here: The Greek perfect: An overview (local).

My audience didn’t do a particularly good job participating in the beginning quiz. Next time I’ll need to find some additional incentives.

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