Toolbox Anglistik Ⅳ
Access to the Penn corpora platform
Enter the log-in information provided in class to use the Penn corpora platform:
Choose a file name.
This will be used for both the
query file and
output file. Ideally, choose a file name that contains your name (so it is clear who formulated the query in case you share your file with others), a short description of what it is you were searching for, and the corpus in which you performed the query. A time stamp will be added automatically.
Write a remark on what the query is meant for.
This will appear in both your query and output files. Try to explain what your query is meant to search for and your strategy for finding it.
Pick a corpus.
If you need more information on the corpora or their different versions, consult the
from the "Corpora" section.
Choose your corpus
Old English: York-Toronto Corpus of Old English (YCOE)
Middle English: Penn-Parsed Corpus of Middle English (PPCME2)
Middle English: PPCME2 with lemmatized verbs
Middle English: PPCME2 with lemmatized verbs and animacy information
Middle English: Parsed Corpus of Middle Poetry (PCMEP)
Middle English: PCMEP with lemmatized verbs
Middle English: PCMEP with lemmatized verbs and animacy information
Middle English: Parsed Linguistic Atlas of Early Middle English (PLAEME)
Middle English: PLAEME with lemmatized verbs
Middle English: PLAEME with lemmatized verbs and animacy information
Middle English: Combination of PPCME2, PCEMEP, and PLAEME
Middle English: Combination of PPCME2, PCMEP, and PLAEME with lemmatized verbs
Middle English: Combination of PPCME2, PCMEP, and PLAEME with lemmatized verbs and animacy information
Early Modern English: Penn-Parsed Corpus of Early Modern English (PPCEME)
Middle English-Early Modern English: Parsed Corpus of Early English Correspondence (PCEEC)
Modern British English: Penn Parsed Corpus of Modern British English (PPCMBE)
Set the parameter
whether to return the entire sentence containing a hit (
, the default), or to only return the specific node in which the hit occurs (
Specify the node of your query,
i.e. the level at which you begin searching. Examples of possible values are
(the entire sentence),
(any IP, so the entire sentence but also any clauses at a lower level such as subordinate clauses), or
(search only within NPs).
Formulate your query.
If you are unsure about how the
query syntax works, consult the
from the "Search Tools" section.
Please note that depending on the complexity of your query, it may take up to a few minutes to process. Thank you for your patience.