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  1. 1. Modality and Subordinators in the Germanic Languages and beyond

    Författare :Jackie Nordström; danska och isländska Avdelningen för svenskämnen; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Germanic languages; factuality; subordinators; modality; propositional modality; general subordinators; that; if; whether; indicative; subjunctive; epistemic modality; irrealis; realis; Swedish;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis argues that general subordinators, such as the Germanic THAT and IF, denote propositional modality. Propositional modality stands for the “speaker’s attitude to the truth-value or factual status of the proposition” (Palmer 2001:24) and is otherwise expressed by moods such as the indicative-subjunctive and epistemic-evidential modal markers. LÄS MER