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Book Article: ID no. (ISBN etc.):  0-521-43146-8 BibTeX citation key:  Huddlestone2002a
RODNEY HUDDLESTONE. 2005. Comparative constructions. In The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1097–1190 0-521-43146-8.
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Categories: linguistics
Keywords: English grammar, grammar, grammar#comparison, terminology
Creators: Huddlestone
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge)
Collection: The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

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Abstract
1. Preliminaries
§ 1.1 Two cross-cutting distinctions: sclar vs non-scalar, equality vs inequality
§ 1.2 Term and set comparison
§ 1.3 Comparative complements, comparative governors, and comparative phrases

2. Comparative Clauses
§ 2.1 Reduction of comparative clauses
§ 2.2 Than/as + single element (Bob is as generous as Sue)
§ 2.3 Likeness and contrast between comparative clause and matrix
§ 2.4 The comparative phrase

3. Metalinguistic comparison (more apparent than real)

4. Scalar term comparison
§ 4.1 The major governors in comparisons of inequality
§§ 4.1.1 More and less: analytic markers vs inflectional forms
§§ 4.1.2 Comparative forms of the degree determinatives
§ 4.2 Less central governors in scalar inequality (rather, prefer, superior)
§ 4.3 Scalar comparisons of equality: (as, so, such)
§ 4.4 Modification
§§ 4.4.1 Degree modification
§§ 4.4.2 Modification by the
§ 4.5 Comparative idioms and reanalysis
§ 4.6 The correlative comparative construction

5. Non-scalar comparison
§ 5.1 Same
§ 5.2 Similar
§ 5.3 Such
§ 5.4 Different, other, else
§ 5.5 As
§ 5.6 Like
§§ 5.6.1 Like + NP complement
§§ 5.6.2 Like + finite clause
§§ 5.6.3 Other constructions
§§ 5.6.4 Unlike

6. Scalar set comparison
§ 6.1 Plain, comparative, and superlative grade
§ 6.2 Comparative grade in set comparison
§ 6.3 Superlatives
§§ 6.3.1 Inflectional and analytic superlatives
§§ 6.3.2 Non-superlative uses of most
§§ 6.3.3 Absolute and relative superlatives
§§ 6.3.4 The structure of superlative phrases
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