Date of Award
Master of Arts
The definite article is more difficult to define than the native speaker of English might realize. I propose to survey various treatments of the definite article, noting their strengths and weaknesses, in an attempt to reach an understanding of the function and meaning of the definite article in English.
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Rhonda Lee Schuller
March 04, 2013
Schuller, Rhonda Lee, "The definite article in recent grammatical theory" (1976). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 15.