Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2016, Page: 230-236
The Distribution and Feature Checking of Interrogative Sentences in Tao Te Ching
Ma Daoshan, Faculty of English Language, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
Received: Nov. 8, 2016;       Accepted: Dec. 5, 2016;       Published: Jan. 6, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijll.20160406.15      View  2568      Downloads  67
Abstract
An exhaustive description of interrogative sentences in the conventional version, the silk manuscripts and the bamboo slips of Tao Te Ching is done by qualitative approach. It is feasible to apply the Interrogative Feature Attraction Hypothesis to the explanation of the syntactic features of wh-questions in Tao Te Ching, and thus it is of great theoretical significance to the study of linguistic universality.
Keywords
Tao Te Ching,Interrogative Sentences,Syntactic Features
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Ma Daoshan, The Distribution and Feature Checking of Interrogative Sentences in Tao Te Ching, International Journal of Language and Linguistics. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2016, pp. 230-236. doi: 10.11648/j.ijll.20160406.15
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