New Doctoral Thesis: Sarah Schwarz. Passive Voices: BE-, GET- and Prepositional Passives in Recent American English
The aim of the thesis is to shed light on the use and development of passive voice in American English. Empirical, corpus methods are employed in order to examine the syntactic, semantic, and stylistic preferences of three English passive constructions across time and genre in American English.
The thesis will be publicly defended on 20 April 2018 at 10:15 in Geijersalen, English Park Campus.