The Pronouns and Numerals in Modern English

Syntactic classification

Syntactic functions of the pronoun Personal pronouns The nominative case form is generally used as a subject of the sentence, or predicative in the compound nominal predicate in a sentence. The objective case form is used mainly as an object (with or without a preposition), occasionally as an attribute in prepositional phrase. Possessive pronouns Both […]

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Morphological and stylistic classification

Classification of pronouns All pronouns are divided into: Simple I, you, he, we, etc.; this, that, some, who, all, one, etc. Compound myself, themselves, somebody, everybody, anything, nothing, etc. Composite each other, one another Patterns of morphological change in pronouns vary not only depending on subclass, but also within a certain subclass. That may be […]

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The historical background

Introduction The topicality of the research is supposed by need of general analysis of the subject using diachronic and synchronic approaches. Thus the aim of the research is to analyze pronouns and numerals from point of view of their origin, morphological and syntactic characteristics. To achieve the aim it is necessary to cover the following […]

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