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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


Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Juan Uriagereka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593521
eISBN:
9780191731402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Since Juan Uriagereka originated the multiple spell-out model in 1999 it has been one of the most influential lines of research in syntactic theorizing. The model simplified a crucial element of the ... More


Brass Tacks in Linguistic Theory: Innate Grammatical Principles

Stephen Crain, Andrea Gualmini, and Paul Pietroski

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents detailed empirical work on several aspects of children's linguistic performance, focusing in particular on evidence that even two-year-old children understand that the meanings ... More


Anaphors and Domains

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/9780195166132.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores locality domains as conditions on possible anaphoric relations. It is argued that the domain of anaphora is universal and smaller than the domain of movement. The range of ... More


Unconventional Mergers

Mark de Vries

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses the nature of the operation Merge, and the possibility of unconventional mergers, with some attention to the issue of representation. Regular Merge has three possible effects, ... More


Disharmony, Antisymmetry, and the Final‐over‐Final Constraint *

Theresa Biberauer and Michelle Sheehan

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses the crucial issue of how hierarchical structure relates to linear order, and provides evidence that the two are universally mediated by a version of Kayne’s (1994) Linear ... More


C‐command

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/9780199593521.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the concept of c-command. It shows an important grammatical consequence of the present architecture, and in particular the fact that it is based on a theorem, the Linear ... More


Elements of a General Conception of NEG Deletion

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027311
eISBN:
9780262323840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027311.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter considers a general theoretical conception of NEG deletion and its elements. It treats NEG deletion as a phenomenon based on a primitive binary relation between occurrences notated ... More


Islands: Preliminaries

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027311
eISBN:
9780262323840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027311.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter shows that Classical NEG Raising (NR) is sensitive to syntactic islands and describes the islands resulting from clausal passivization and topicalization. It first considers strict ... More


Anaphora

Paul Elbourne

in Definite Descriptions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660193
eISBN:
9780191757303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660193.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

A number of authors have observed that definite descriptions can havecovarying interpretations. In fact they can appear in positions, andyield up interpretations, associated with both c-commanded ... More


The Syntactic Relations behind Agreement

Sandra Chung

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/9780199602490.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

What is the relationship between morphological agreement and Agree, the syntactic operation central role to minimalist syntax? This chapter argues that contrary to what is often assumed, ... More


Syntactic Phenomena in Peruvian Spanish

Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo

in The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190634797
eISBN:
9780190634827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634797.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This work analyzes the syntactic properties of three constructions in Peruvian Spanish: existential sentences, double possession, and doubled clitic climbing. It considers the interaction between ... More


Binding and crossover

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/9780199575015.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 2 develops the basic explanation for weak crossover. This involves a variable‐free approach to pronoun meaning, as well as a type‐shifter called BIND that enables a quantifier to bind a ... More


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