Sentence Type (definition)

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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.

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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.