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Cross-Linguistic Variation and Efficiency

John A. Hawkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664993
eISBN:
9780191748547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664993.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book argues that major patterns of variation across languages are structured by general principles of efficiency in language use and communication. Evidence for these comes from languages ... More


Introduction

John A. Hawkins

in Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252695
eISBN:
9780191719301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter defines the book’s goals and shows how they are relevant to current issues in linguistics and psycholinguistics. Topics discussed include the Performance–Grammar ... More


Minimal Forms in Complements/Adjuncts and Proximity

John A. Hawkins

in Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252695
eISBN:
9780191719301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter continues the discussion of domain minimization by examining the impact of reduced formal marking on relative positioning. Section 6.1 first presents some data from performance, ... More


Conclusions

John A. Hawkins

in Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252695
eISBN:
9780191719301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins by summarizing some of the data supporting the Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis (PGCH). It then draws attention to grammatical generalizations that are either not ... More


Language variation and the Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis

John 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/9780199664993.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter defines the ‘Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis’ (PGCH). Grammars have conventionalized syntactic structures in proportion to their degree of preference in performance, as ... More


Conclusions

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/9780199664993.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The last chapter summarizes some key data from earlier chapters supporting the Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis. It summarizes the collective evidence presented in the book for asserting ... More


Patterns in competing motivations and the interaction of principles

John A. Hawkins

in Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709848
eISBN:
9780191780158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709848.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines empirical patterns in data from language performance and in the distribution of grammatical variants across languages and uses them to shed light on how multiple principles work ... More


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