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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2016. № 2. Part 1. P. 163-166.
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Tishchenko Svetlana Vladimirovna
Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University

Abstract. The article is devoted to the problem of the development of the adequate approach to the analysis of structural and semantic peculiarities of some constructions in the modern English language. Comprehending critically the relevant theoretical and methodological apparatus used for studying syntax and semantics of construction of movement causation and resultative construction, the author concludes that the most promising direction of their study may be the grammar of constructions. The main advantage of this theory is the rejection of the principle of compositionality and the involvement of the argument structure and the presuppositions of construction as factors conditioning the generation of the semantically valid statements.
Key words and phrases: конструкция, конструкция каузации движения, результативная конструкция, принцип композициональности, ограничение на прямое дополнение, правило малой клаузы, грамматика конструкций, предикатно-аргументная структура, пациенсный аргумент, локативный аргумент, результативный аргумент, construction, construction of movement causation, resultative construction, principle of compositionality, restriction on the direct object, rule of a small clause, grammar of constructions, predicate-argument structure, patient argument, locative argument, resultative argument.
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