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Sentence type refers to the communicative function of a sentence. Sentences can be [[Declarative (definition)|declarative]] and express a particular statement or proposition. They can be [[Interrogative (definition)|interrogative]] and be a request for information, they can be orders ([[Imperative (definition)|imperatives]]), or even [[Exclamation (definition)|exclamations]] of opinion.
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
*[[Imperative (definition)]]
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*[[Imperative Mood (definition)]]
 
*[[Declarative (definition)]]
 
*[[Declarative (definition)]]
 
*[[Interrogative (definition)]]
 
*[[Interrogative (definition)]]
 
*[[Exclamation (definition)]]
 
*[[Exclamation (definition)]]
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*[[Negation (definition)]]
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

Latest revision as of 12:33, 16 June 2012

Sentence type refers to the communicative function of a sentence. Sentences can be declarative and express a particular statement or proposition. They can be interrogative and be a request for information, they can be orders (imperatives), or even exclamations of opinion.

See Also

External Links

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References

  • Carnie, A. (2013) Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell.
  • Crystal, D. (2008) Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.