RE: tense & aspect / action & states of being

Jonathan Robie (
07 Sep 96 20:29:00 EDT

Don Wilkins writes:

> I would plead for the golden mean, acknowledging the truth of
> aspect where it is true and that of time and all the other
> details of the verb system where they are true.

Could you give me some heuristics or some examples to help me
know when each is true?