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Teoria Geral da Gramaticalização

Teoria Geral da Gramaticalização

This thesis begins from the initial view that grammaticalization is restricted to tract on lexical or discoursive items that become grammatical items (what would insert it into the Theory of Change, insert into the Sociolinguistics Research), but goes towards an epistemological leap which reshape that perspective, expanding it to the level where it can be seen as an autonomous theory, investigating borderline phenomena between the language and specific languages, speech and text, description and prescription, orality and literacy, vocabulary and grammar. Thus, it intends to show the possibility of the epistemological view of the subject, conducted hitherto purely on an ontological way, restricted to one (and only one) of the many spectra that can be achieved with the expansion alluded,... Show More


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