LOBPassives: Frequency counts of passive verb phrases in the LOB corpus

Description Usage Format Author(s) References See Also

Description

This data set contains frequency counts of passive verb phrases in the LOB corpus of written British English (Johansson et al. 1978), 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

Johansson, Stig; Leech, Geoffrey; Goodluck, Helen (1978). Manual of information to accompany the Lancaster-Oslo/Bergen corpus of British English, for use with digital computers. Technical report, Department of English, University of Oslo, Oslo.

See Also

BrownPassives, BrownLOBPassives


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