Leiv Egil Breivik
List of John Benjamins publications for which Leiv Egil Breivik plays a role.
Spatial metaphors in present-day Norwegian newspaper language. Exploring Newspaper Language: Using the web to create and investigate a large corpus of modern Norwegian, Andersen, Gisle (ed.), pp. 307–3302012.
The present investigation is a continuation and extension of our previous work on Norwegian opp/ned (‘up/down’) metaphors; cf. Swan & Breivik (2005) and Swan (2010). The investigation will be conducted within the framework of cognitive linguistics. Our primary concern will be with Norwegian opp/ned… read more | Article
On relative clauses and locative expressions in English existential sentences. Pragmatics 13:2, pp. 211–2302003.
In an influential paper, Fox & Thompson (1990) argue that the grammar of relative clauses in spoken American English is affected by interactive and cognitive factors pertaining to the communication situation. Existential sentences containing a relative clause as well as an overt locative expression… read more | Article
Old English þa revisited. Language and Function: To the memory of Jan Firbas, Hladký, Josef (ed.), pp. 39–552003.