There is effectively no debate about the definition of aspect in Greek. There is also effectively no debate about the definitions of the imperfective and perfective aspects, two categories we discussed in Part I. This is true whether you’re reading Fanning (1990), Decker (2007), Campbell (2007), any of the contributors to Runge & Fresch (2016), or anyone else.
Is this the best blog post for introducing people to aspect?
I’m not sure, but I hope that it will be helpful, nonetheless.
But there’s a far simpler explanation of the data that does not need Porter’s overwrought prominence model.
While working on editing the three parts of my review into a cohesive whole document to make available […]
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When we look at aspectual choice in the indicative mood, we find that there are a number of […]
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