Smith, C.S. 1983, "A Theory of Aspectual Choice", in Language, vol. 59, no. 3, pp. 479--501. Linguistic Society of America.
Smith, C.S. (1983). A Theory of Aspectual Choice. Language, 59 (3) , 479--501. Linguistic Society of America.
Smith, Carlota S. 1983. "A Theory of Aspectual Choice." In Language, 59 , no. 3: 479--501. Linguistic Society of America.
Smith, Carlota S. "A Theory of Aspectual Choice." Language. 59.3 (1983): 479--501.
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  source = {jstor},
  ISSN = {0097-8507},
  abstract = {Sentential aspect presents a situation (event, state etc.) from a particular point of view: it represents the speaker's choice of perspective on the situation. In this article, a speaker-based approach to aspect is proposed which crucially invokes abstraction, namely the idealization of different types of situations. A speaker relates an actual situation to an idealized type by using the linguistic forms associated with that type. Speakers may choose an unusual way of presenting a situation, as with a progressive stative such as I'm really loving this walk. Here a state is presented as an event. Analysis of stative sentences in English shows that they have a unique aspectual interpretation, and allows for the interpretation of progressive statives. Two components of sentential aspect are recognized. Situation aspect involves type of situation, e.g. event or state; VIEWPOINT ASPECT involves type of perspective, e.g. simple or progressive. Separating these two components leads to a unified account of simple aspect in English.},
  author = {Smith, Carlota S.},
  copyright = {Copyright 1983 Linguistic Society of America},
  journal = {Language},
  jstor_articletype = {Full Length Article},
  jstor_date = {198309},
  jstor_formatteddate = {Sep., 1983},
  month = {sep},
  number = {3},
  pages = {479--501},
  publisher = {Linguistic Society of America},
  title = {A Theory of Aspectual Choice},
  url = {http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0097-8507%28198309%2959%3A3%3C479%3AATOAC%3E2.0.CO%3B2-5},
  volume = {59},
  year = {1983},