Dedicated to Fr. Verhaar, this volume presents papers related to discourse analysis and language typology. The papers are arranged in five groups: 1. Transitivity and voice, 2. Clausal modality, 3. Typology and discourse categories, Language and culture, 5. Functionality Contributions by: Werner Abraham, John M. Clifton, Bernard Comrie & Kaoru Horie, Bambang Purwo Kaswanti, Robert J. Conrad & Joshua Lukas, Bernd Heine, Paul J. Hopper, Barbara A. Fox, Anna Wierzbicka, John Haiman, Charles N. Li, and Susanna Cumming.