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Competitive Narrowing and Morphological Form

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses competitive narrowing and morphological form, showing that the inherent properties of a pronoun or anaphor may determine its distribution in part by determining what ... More


Introduction

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/9780199691326.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter presents the main thesis adopted in this book: there are no grammatical rules that are specifically designed to account for the distribution of anaphors and pronouns in the ... More


Good‐Enough Representation in Plural and Singular Pronominal Reference: Modulating the Conjunction Cost

Sungryong Koh, Anthony J. Sanford, Charles Clifton Jr., and Eugene J. Dawydiak

in Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

When two individuals have been linked by a connective, a complex reference object is formed, and subsequent reference by plural anaphors rather than singular ones is preferred. Two reading time and ... More


Moving objects

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/9780199557400.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter argues that there are three positions relevant for the interpretation of objects. Objects in Spec,v are interpreted as [+a]. Objects in Spec,V (or the higher spec position within the ... More


Syntax for Non-syntacticians A Brief Primer

Bickerton Derek

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013567
eISBN:
9780262258586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013567.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter describes and illustrates some of the most basic concepts and processes in syntax such as Merge, binding, control, movement, and empty categories. It first considers the hierarchical ... More


Reconstruction effects

Chris Barker and Chung-Chieh Shan

in Continuations and Natural Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575015
eISBN:
9780191757419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575015.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 6 explains how the tower grammar handles reconstruction. Reconstruction examples show that a simple linear‐order constraint would not be adequate, since in reconstruction a quantifier can ... More


Ergative as a PP: Take two

Maria Polinsky

in Deconstructing Ergativity: Two Types of Ergative Languages and Their Features

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256586
eISBN:
9780190256616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256586.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In those languages that have PP-ergatives, the adpositional status of the ergative straightforwardly motivates a number of properties that set PPs apart from DPs. Ergative expressions in PP-ergative ... More


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