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Mitigation is expressed in Spanish by means of the subjunctive. Mitigation requires the speaker to be less than fully committed to the truth of the proposition, hence the ungrammaticality of the version of (42a) in which the subjunctive is combined with the modal adverb seguramente. The latter two restrictions can be demonstrated by means of the sentences in (43): (43) a. b. c. I wish I were travelling in France */ wish I am travelling in France *I wish I travelled in France10 20 Kees Hengeveld Although wish cannot exactly be said to be the expression of an operator, these sentences may serve to illustrate the following two steps: (i) wish requires the situation referred to to be non-actual, hence the ungrammaticality of (43b); (ii) evaluating a situation as non-actual in an epistemic sense generally requires the SoAs to be non-dynamic, hence the ungrammaticality of (43c).
40 Kees Hengeveld Ross, John R. 1970 On declarative sentences. In Readings in English Transformational Grammar, Roderick A. Jacobs and Peter S. ), 222-272. Waltham: Ginn. Rust, Friedrich, Jr. 1965 Praktische Namagrammatik. Cape Town: Balkema. Steedman, Mark J. 1977 Verbs, time and modality. Cognitive Science 1: 216-234. Traugott, Elizabeth Closs 1982 From propositional to textual and expressive meanings: Some semanticpragmatic aspects of grammaticalization. ), 245-271. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
1985 Tense. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Craig, Colette G. 1977 The Structure ofJacaltec. Austin: University of Texas Press. 38 Kees Hengeveld Dik, Simon C. 1978 Functional Grammar. Amsterdam: North-Holland. Original edition, 1979 Raising in a Functional Grammar. Lingua 47. 119-140. 1980 Studies in Functional Grammar. London: Academic Press. Dordrecht: Foris, 1978. 1989 The Theory of Functional Grammar. Part 1: The Structure of the Clause. ) Dordrecht: Foris. , Kees Hengeveld, Elseline Vester, and Co Vet this vol.