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Park, Chongwon and Yeon, Jaehoon (2023) 'The Factive, IHRC, and Cleft constructions in Korean.' Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 21 (1). pp. 140-177.

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This article aims to develop a Cognitive Grammar (CG) analysis of three grammatical constructions in Korean, all of which employ the bound noun kes. The data under examination includes the Factive, Internally Headed Relative Clause (IHRC), and Cleft constructions. We propose a uniform treatment of the three types of kes by arguing that it denotes a schematic noun that profiles a thing (noun) and has some role in the process of the adnominal clause. Different interpretations of these constructions arise due to different types of conceptualizations involved in each instance. In so doing, we point out that previous proposals that deal with kes are neither general enough to capture the commonalities observed in all three constructions nor can account for the new observations we present.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: kes the schematic noun ; Factive construction ; Cleft construction ; Cognitive Grammar (CG) ; Internally Headed Relative Clause (IHRC) construction ; Korean
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures
ISSN: 18779751
Copyright Statement: This is the version of the article accepted for publication in Review of Cognitive Linguistics (2023),published by John Benjamins. This article is under copyright. Please contact publisher for re-use conditions
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Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2023 13:08

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