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Prepositions as Probes

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the relation between prepositions and movement, arguing that in at least some cases — in particular, in causatives — what is considered as the argument of a preposition comes ... More


Conclusion

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book has argued that labeling of syntactic structures is exocentric, whereby Merge builds structure whose labels are given by independently specified sequences of categories, on the basis of ... More


Wordhood and word-internal domains

Glyne Piggott and Lisa deMena Travis (eds)

in The Structure of Words at the Interfaces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198778264
eISBN:
9780191823770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778264.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates a view of wordhood where words are analysed as complex heads that contain no phrasal material. Several cases are examined where phonological and semantic information points ... More


Introduction

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book proposes a syntactic system that totally separates structure building from the labeling of structure, and explores its theoretical and empirical, consequences. There are a number of ... More


Labels and Structures

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the standard Bare Phrase Structure-style system and its problems with labeling syntactic structures containing specifiers, challenges different proposals for the labeling of ... More


Harmonic Derivationalism *

Winferied Lechner

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter suggests that the grammar includes two distinct covert components which in combination derive the logical syntax of meanings: an interface to the Deductive System (DS), which precedes ... More


Parataxis and coordination as precursors to hierarchy: Evolving recursive grammars

Ljiljana Progovac

in Evolutionary Syntax

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198736547
eISBN:
9780191800276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736547.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the nature of the bond between the merged elements in the proto-syntactic constructs, as well as how the syntactic bond evolves over time. A distinction is made between the ... More


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