About "The SSORE of Writing & Editing"
Syntax and semantics, orthography and readability elements, or The SSORE of Writing & Editing, is a grammatical approach that McIntoshLinguistics uses to address recurring patterns, and different kinds of structures in literary manuscripts.
… [W]ords form phrases, grammatical functions emerge from morphological and phrasal structure, and patterns of phrases evoke a complex meaning.
"A natural language utterance is rich in structures of different kinds: sounds form recurring patterns and morphemes, words form phrases, grammatical functions emerge from morphological and phrasal structure, and patterns of phrases evoke a complex meaning." (Mary Dalrymple, John Lamping, Fernando Pereira, and Vijay Saraswat, "Overview and Introduction." Semantics and Syntax in Lexical Functional Grammar: The Resource Logic Approach, ed. by Mary Dalrymple. The MIT Press, 1999)
To provide a list of the recurring patterns and different kinds of structures in a literary manuscript according to the framework for examining both morphological structures and syntactic structures in Lexical-Function Grammar.
"The SSORE of Writing & Editing" topics
- The SSORE on Modals: The "PRIOR WHAT" in "Would" - This post will reinforce a mnemonic that covers the different uses of the modal verb "would."
- The SSORE on "Would" + "Have" + Past Participle - This post will propose two approaches to the use and application of "Would" + "Have" + Past Participle
- The SSORE on Modality, Tense and Aspect - This post will use a narrative example to highlight the importance of modality (grammatical expressions/moods and modal remoteness), tense (inflection) and aspect (the ways situations unfold over time).