Showing Motion or Direction

When we want to add a modifier to show motion on a verb, we attach directly at the V node in the diagram. In the sentence, John went away, the adverb away describes a direction of motion that John took as he went. Here is the picture of this sentence.

Fig 6-1 jn wnt awy
Chapter 6
Interconnections to Verbs
linePrevious PageNext Page

Copyright© 2003-2004
Linguistic Technologies, Inc.

Feedback