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Introduction: Stranding under Sluicing

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter forms the introduction to the first case study. The notion of stranding under sluicing is introduced, as is the problem of sluicing in a split CP.


Bare Argument Ellipsis and its Relatives

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

in Simpler Syntax

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses elliptical constructions. Topics covered include nonsentential utterance types, problems for a syntactic account of bare argument ellipsis, reasons to believe syntax is ... More


Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Jason Merchant and Andrew Simpson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is a multi-authored volume of eleven chapters dedicated to the analysis of sluicing in a range of languages from Europe, Asia, and Africa. Sluicing is the term applied to sentences in which ... More


The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book investigates a number of elliptical constructions found in Dutch dialects within the framework of the Minimalist Program. It argues that both the PF-deletion and the pro-theory of ellipsis ... More


The Data

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter offers a detailed empirical study of English swiping (e.g. What about?) and dialect Dutch spading (e.g. Wie dat? ‘who that’). The basic properties of both constructions are outlined and ... More


Conjugated ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ in SDR-Dialects

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on the fact that in certain dialects of Dutch the polarity markers yes and no can be accompanied by subject clitics and/or agreement suffixes. Just as in the previous chapter, ... More


Sluicing in Mandarin Chinese: An instance of pseudo-sluicing

Perng Wang Adams and Satoshi Tomioka

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates apparent cases of sluicing in Mandarin Chinese, arguing for a non-deletion analysis of this construction, called the “pseudo-sluicing” analysis in Merchant (1998), in which ... More


Conclusion

Kirsten Gengel

in Pseudogapping and Ellipsis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665303
eISBN:
9780191748561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665303.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the analysis proposed in this book. The main proposal put forward is that various instances of Ellipsis such as Pseudogapping, VP Ellipsis, Gapping, Sluicing, and NP Ellipsis ... More


Non-Sentential Utterances in Conversation

Jonathan Ginzburg

in The Interactive Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697922
eISBN:
9780191738425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697922.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter integrates material from earlier chapters in an attempt to provide a comprehensive treatment of the meaning and use underlying non sentential utterances (NSUs), primarily in English, but ... More


Sluicing in Turkish *

Atakan İnce

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This study argues that sluicing structures in the wh-in-situ language Turkish are derived by overt focus movement of wh-phrase(s) to SpecCP and successive-cyclic deletion of the domain of each phase ... More


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