Passive Constructions in Discourse
В. Лауринавичене
Я. М. Вовшин
Published 1978-12-01

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Лауринавичене В. and Вовшин Я. М. (1978) “Passive Constructions in Discourse”, Kalbotyra, 29(3), pp. 79–83. Available at: (Accessed: 29June2022).


The article deals with the role of passive constructions in discourse. Passive constructions may be considered to be used as a means of structural and semantic coherence of the constituent units of discourse. On the other hand, the use of passive constructions is stimulated by the structure of discourse.

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