4]: The presence of passive voice and subordinate clauses
increases the difficulty when solving the item.
In fact, some speakers do use structures where the nominative of the head is not determined by either the main clause or the subordinate clause
To capture syntactic complexity, the number of subordinate clauses
was divided by the number of AS-units, as a higher proportion of subordination is generally perceived as a sign of increased complexity (Norris & Ortega, 2009).
, negative propositional modality, preterite tense, nonindicative (subjunctive or imperative) mood, imperfective aspect, plural number and transitivity of the verb were presumed as <com grammatical environment.
One feature of circumlocution is the strategy of clause chaining due to the linking of paratactic and hypotactic clauses to form longer sentences that realizes a more oral register instead of the more academic register in which the writer tends to utilize fewer clauses in each sentence, compressing more information into each clause and embedding subordinate clauses
into main clauses.
However, what may be more relevant for the Syriac translator is that it occurs in a past time subordinate clause
, since the context is a parable/illustration that is set in the past.
That is, it is a main predicate which commits the speaker (or here, narrator) to the falsity of the proposition embodied in the associated subordinate clause
(that he was a square, stout, dark man, with curly black hair).
If a particular subordinate clause
is construed as the mental state of the agent of the main clause, however, this clause is relegated to a third party and therefore falls outside the domain of the speaker.
In example (2), however, all three versions use the same element order in the subordinate clause
The use of the word `should' in the introductory subordinate clause
will create confusion in the minds of many voters because, as the first word in a ballot question, it makes it appear that the ballot question is asking whether legalized gaming should be approved in Massachusetts," Mr.
So if anybody wants to point out that, in paragraph 2, 'The way you do' is a subordinate clause
and should not begin with a capital letter, don't waste your breath.
Similarly in both the Gloria and the Agnus Dei the personal pronoun you is used instead of the proper English equivalent of the Latin qui, who, a relative pronoun to introduce a subordinate clause