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The Verbal Domain

Roberta D'Alessandro, Irene Franco, and Ángel J. Gallego (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767886
eISBN:
9780191821738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767886.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The structure of the VP, its complexity, its semantics, its function, and the universality of the heads that it contains are a fascinating puzzle. A lot of progress has been made: this volume ... More


(Dis)Harmonic Word Order and Phase-Based Restrictions on Phrasing and Spell-Out

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter argues that harmonic word orders are due to a prosodic condition on the mapping between syntax and PF, which enforces that right-branching constituents like DPs and PPs are spelled out on ... More


Structuring Content

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is devoted to defining the syntactic domain within which atomic Content is matched with relevant strings. Assuming an Encyclopaedia, a reservoir of atomic Content items (by assumption ... More


Taking Form by Phase

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter takes as its starting point the conclusions of Chapter 9, according to which the best way to capture restrictions on the formation of complex words is by constraining the derivation ... More


Synthetic Compounds

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The final chapter brings together the syntactic structure of nominals as discussed in Part I and the model of complex word formation, as discussed in Part II. Synthetic Compounds, although prima ... More


Disharmonic Word Orders from a Processing-Efficiency Perspective

John A. Hawkins

in Theoretical Approaches to Disharmonic Word Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684359
eISBN:
9780191764967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684359.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines ‘harmonic’ versus ‘disharmonic’ word orders from a typological, grammatical, and processing perspective. It considers how head-initial, head-final and mixed structures are ... More


Identifying Anaphoric Dependencies

Elena Anagnostopoulou and Martin Everaert

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

If we talk about anaphoric dependencies, we talk about Binding Theory. This theory presupposes a pronominal–‐anaphor distinction that is in no way straightforward. This chapter discusses how the ... More


Covert distributivity

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter considers how verb phrases such as build a raft optionally acquire a distributive interpretation, and reformulates the covert distributivity operators of Link 1987 (the atomic D ... More


Overt distributivity

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explains the crosslinguistic semantic differences between distance-distributive items such as English each and German jeweils by treating them as overt versions of the atomic ... More


Three general efficiency principles

John A. Hawkins

in Cross-Linguistic Variation and Efficiency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664993
eISBN:
9780191748547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664993.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter defines three basic efficiency principles that are at the heart of the ‘Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis’: Minimize Domains, Minimize Forms, and Maximize Online Processing. ... More


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