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Simpler Syntax

Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271092
eISBN:
9780191709418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a perspective on the structure of human language. The fundamental issue it addresses is the proper balance between syntax and semantics, between structure and derivation, and between ... More


Something Else for the Binding Theory

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/9780199271092.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines another binding phenomenon outside the treatment of ‘core’ binding in MGG: the behaviour of the obviative element else in English and related referentially dependent elements. ... More


Semantic Subordination Despite Syntactic Coordination

Peter W. Culicover and Jackendoff Ray

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/9780199271092.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores syntactic constructions in which the syntactic connection between clauses does not match their semantic connection. The construction of concern is coordination with a so-called ... More


Explaining Syntax: Representations, Structures, and Computation

Peter W. Culicover

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199660230
eISBN:
9780191748240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book brings together important observations on the nature of syntax and its place within the architecture of language. Over four decades he has sought to understand the mental system in which ... More


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