research product . corpus data . 2020

Replication Data for: The copular subschema [become/devenir + past participle] in English and French: Productivity and degrees of passivity

Van Wettere, Niek (Universiteit Gent & Vrije Universiteit Brussel);
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: DataverseNO
Abstract
These data form the basis for a contrastive analysis of the English copular subschema [become + past participle] and the equivalent copular subschema [devenir + past participle] in French. See the article abstract below. The dataset contains 2500 corpus examples for each copular subschema. These two samples were extracted from the the English Web corpus 2013 and the French Web corpus 2012 in the Sketch Engine family of corpora (https://www.sketchengine.eu/), respectively. Moreover, several variables were encoded, addressing the past participles in subject complement position and quantitative measurements pertaining to these past participles and the infinitives f...
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free text keywords: Arts and Humanities, English, French, become, copula verb, copular construction, devenir, passive construction, productivity, Humanities
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