First, you are probably wondering: what in the world is a distributive plural? And we will get to answering that, but first we need to talk about death. It is Halloween, after all.
This piece was originally published in 2017. I decided to republish it after expanding its discussion. There’s a […]
Tense and aspect are central for narrative text. The perfective and imperfective aspect, particularly, are essential for how an author builds a narrative structure and signals to the reader the flow of the story.
When we look at aspectual choice in the indicative mood, we find that there are a number of […]
In an earlier post, I noted that the speaker/author’s perspectival choices could affect the selection of aspect both […]