Date: Mon Nov 23 1998 - 15:03:12 EST
In a message dated 11/23/98 12:12:34 PM Mountain Standard Time,
> >However, as the development of this
> >discussion has supported, it is like a single point, in that it represents
> >snap shot of completed action without differentiating the process.
> This is a most helpful statement. The idea conveyed to me is that the
> action itself my be of one nature or another depending upon the verb or
> other markers, but the aorist simply relays it as a snapshot. Correct?
> In this case I need to look elsewhere in the structure of the sentence for
> more complete understanding of the event in its original context, and this
> is not always conveyed by the use of the aorist in and of itself.
Your comments are exactly on target (at least IMHO).
PhD Student, Roehampton
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