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Reflexive Binding

JAN TERJE FAARLUND

in The Syntax of Old Norse: With a survey of the inflectional morphology and a complete bibliography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235599
eISBN:
9780191709401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235599.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with various kinds of antecedent–anaphor relationships. Binding is as usual subject to c-command, but various functional categories can be binders: besides subjects, also dative ... More


Dissolving Binding Theory

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book adopts the strong Minimalist thesis that grammar contains no rules or principles specifically designed to account for anaphors and pronouns. Lexically, anaphors have unvalued φ-features, ... More


The Syntax of Anaphora

Ken Safir

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book establishes the need for a competitive approach to the distribution and interpretation of anaphoric relations in natural language, and makes a particular proposal about the sort of ... More


Information structure

Luis López

in A Derivational Syntax for Information Structure

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557400
eISBN:
9780191721229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557400.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The focus of this chapter is the syntactic configuration and pragmatic value of right and left dislocations and focus fronting in Catalan/Romance. Dislocations are defined as strong anaphors, meaning ... More


Domesticating Donkeys: STA on Generality and Anaphora

Stephen J Barker

in Renewing Meaning: A Speech-Act Theoretic Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199263660
eISBN:
9780191601354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263663.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

I provide STA’s general and unified analysis of donkey pronouns, along with a unified treatment of if-sentences that spans the singular/general divide. I develop STA’s solution to the double-bind ... More


Locality and Logophoricity: A Theory of Exempt Anaphora

Isabelle Charnavel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190902100
eISBN:
9780190902131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902100.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Anaphors such as English herself, French elle-même, and Mandarin ziji are usually claimed to obey locality requirements stated by Condition A of Binding Theory. But we observe that in various ... More


Binding, Agree, and the Elsewhere Principle

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the central assumptions about Agree and Distributed Morphology adopted in this study. These assumptions are sufficient to account for absence of Principle B effects, i.e., the ... More


Extending the Analysis

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter extends the analysis. The first extension is to reflexives contained in PPs, which pose a problem for the syntactic analysis developed in Chapters 3 and 4. It is argued that PPs come in ... More


The Syntax of Spatial Anaphora

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses so-called snake-sentences, i.e., the binding of reflexives and pronouns contained in spatial PPs. These constitute another context in which the Binding-theoretic complementary ... More


The Syntax of Mainland Scandinavian

Jan Terje Faarlund

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198817918
eISBN:
9780191859298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817918.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

The term Mainland Scandinavian covers the North Germanic languages spoken in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and parts of Finland. There is a continuum of mutually intelligible standard languages, regional ... More


Conclusion

Isabelle Charnavel

in Locality and Logophoricity: A Theory of Exempt Anaphora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190902100
eISBN:
9780190902131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902100.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This very brief last chapter concludes by summarizing the main results of the book and offering methodological suggestions for further research.


Methodological Preliminaries

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter provides methodological preliminaries. In the first section, it describes how we fumble over type-token distinctions, and it indicates how this will be evidence for aspects of how we ... More


Referential Processing in Monologue and Dialogue with and without Access to Real-World Referents

Simon Garrod

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the role of the situation model in referential processing and how it can link what appear to be incompatible results from studies of monologue and dialogue as well as studies of ... More


Noun-Phrase Anaphor Resolution: Antecedent Focus, Semantic Overlap, and the Informational Load Hypothesis

H. Wind Cowles and Alan Garnham

in The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines how focus status and semantic overlap between an anaphor and its antecedent interact by focusing on the behavior of full noun phrase anaphors in discourse contexts. It looks at ... More


Anaphora

Mary Dalrymple, John J. Lowe, and Louise Mycock

in The Oxford Reference Guide to Lexical Functional Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198733300
eISBN:
9780191874246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733300.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents LFG analyses for different types of anaphora. Section 14.1 discusses how incorporated pronominal elements behave differently from elements that alternate with agreement markers, ... More


Identifying Anaphoric Dependencies

Elena Anagnostopoulou and Martin Everaert

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

If we talk about anaphoric dependencies, we talk about Binding Theory. This theory presupposes a pronominal–‐anaphor distinction that is in no way straightforward. This chapter discusses how the ... More


Diagnosing Anaphora

Martin Everaert

in Diagnosing Syntax

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199602490
eISBN:
9780191757297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602490.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a summary of Part IV of the study, which addressed the ‘binding theory’ from different perspectives. Topics covered include the issue of how to diagnose ‘anaphorhood’ and how ... More


Verbal and sentential syntax

D. Gary Miller

in The Oxford Gothic Grammar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198813590
eISBN:
9780191851438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813590.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Gothic is a null subject language. The binder of an anaphor can be a null subject. Binding requires asymmetrical c-command. Possessive sein- can be a syntactic or discourse anaphor. Gothic may attest ... More


Introduction: The Issue of Exempt Anaphora

Isabelle Charnavel

in Locality and Logophoricity: A Theory of Exempt Anaphora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190902100
eISBN:
9780190902131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902100.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the gist of the exempt anaphora issue. Anaphors are considered to obey locality requirements defined by Condition A of Binding Theory. But some instances of anaphors (exempt ... More


How to Identify Exempt Anaphors

Isabelle Charnavel

in Locality and Logophoricity: A Theory of Exempt Anaphora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190902100
eISBN:
9780190902131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902100.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The goal of this chapter is to design tools for reliably identifying instances of exempt anaphors. In particular, the inanimacy-based strategy distinguishes between plain and exempt anaphors ... More


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