BrownPassives: Frequency counts of passive verb phrases in the Brown corpus

Description Usage Format Author(s) References See Also

Description

This data set contains frequency counts of passive verb phrases in the Brown corpus of written American English (Francis \& Kucera 1964), aggregated by genre category.

Usage

1

Format

A data frame with 15 rows and the following columns:

cat:

genre category code (A ... R)

passive:

number of passive verb phrases

n_w:

total number of words in the genre category

n_s:

total number of sentences in the genre category

name:

descriptive label for the genre category

Author(s)

Stefan Evert <stefan.evert@fau.de>

References

Francis, W.~N. and Kucera, H. (1964). Manual of information to accompany a standard sample of present-day edited American English, for use with digital computers. Technical report, Department of Linguistics, Brown University, Providence, RI.

See Also

LOBPassives, BrownLOBPassives


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