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SOURCE:    Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2021. № 12. P. 3975-3980.
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Morphological Analytical Construction with the Verb Get in Modern English

Shershukova Natal’ya Vladimirovna
Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design

Submitted: 01.11.2021
Abstract. The aim of the study is to analyse the functioning of morphological analytical constructions of passive voice in modern English. The paper considers the gradual change in morphological status of analytical constructions with the verb get. Scientific originality of the paper lies in conducting a comprehensive analysis of grammaticalisation dynamics characterising the get + Past Participle structure over the period from the XVIII to the XX century and in identifying stages of its development in British and American English. As a result, the researcher has proved that at different stages of its development the construction is characterised by different lexical valence and asymmetric distribution of grammatical and lexical meanings. The paper presents the development of the get + Past Participle construction as a three-stage grammaticalisation model.
Key words and phrases: морфологическая аналитическая конструкция, страдательный залог, аналитизм, грамматикализация, morphological analytical construction, passive voice, analytism, grammaticalisation
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