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Juan Uriagereka

in Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593521
eISBN:
9780191731402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines derivational vortices, i.e., points in a derivation that the MSO system predicts should spell out separately. In particular, it explores the possibility that such domains are ... More


Traversal Parameter at the PF Interface: Graph-Theoretical Linearization of Bare Phrase Structure *

Takashi Toyoshima

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/9780199684359.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

For linearization of syntactic structures, Kayne’s (1994) Linear Correspondence Axiom has been widely adopted. Yet, it is not quite compatible with Chomsky’s (1995) Minimalist theory of Bare Phrase ... More


Cyclicity

Juan Uriagereka

in Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593521
eISBN:
9780191731402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter marks a case for cyclicity conditions at several levels, all of which seem compatible, although they might originate from different causes. The first situation analyzed involves ... 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


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


The Skeleton

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/9780199263936.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter returns to the general model, and offers a perspective on phrase structure, constituent structure, linearization and functors. While Chomsky's Bare Phrase Structure is adopted, the ... More


Labels from X-Bar Theory to Phrase Structure Theory

Carlo Cecchetto and Caterina Donati

in (Re)labeling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028721
eISBN:
9780262327220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028721.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In Chapter 2, we review the history of recent phrase structure theory, focusing on the X-bar schema and the departure from it in early Minimalist work. We discuss the ‘symmetry problem’, namely the ... More


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