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The genitive case as a grammatical preference of modern press

https://doi.org/10.24833/2687-0126-2019-1-4-7-15

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The article focuses on the construction N’s + N known as the genitive case structure. Analysis of the data retrieved from two English Language corpora (the BNC and COCA) has demonstrated that the N’s + N structure as a typical grammatical feature of modern mass media discourse realizes certain communicative and discursive properties that constitute the core of this mixed morphological-and-syntactic phenomenon. Thanks to its anthropocentric character, the structure also possesses some functional capacities that make a valuable and indispensable contribution to the organization of meaning in mass media texts.

About the Authors

M. A. Salkova
Moscow State Linguistic University
Russian Federation


O. A. Machina
Moscow State Linguistic University
Russian Federation


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Salkova M.A., Machina O.A. The genitive case as a grammatical preference of modern press. Professional Discourse & Communication. 2019;1(4):7-15. https://doi.org/10.24833/2687-0126-2019-1-4-7-15



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