Modification versus Complementation in the Structure of English Adjective Phrases and Adverb Phrases

Alina PREDA
Modification versus Complementation in the Structure of English Adjective Phrases and Adverb Phrases
Instituția: 
Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca
Email autor: 
alinapreda74@gmail.com
Abstract: 

This article outlines the inconsistent ways in which reference grammars make the distinction between postmodification and complementation in the structure of English adjective phrases and adverb phrases, and attempts to provide a solution to this terminological quandary.