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Dislocation debates

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/9780199557400.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter argues that clitic left dislocation and clitic right dislocation are the outcome of a movement rule while hanging topics are initially merged outside the clause proper. The trigger of ... More


Right dislocation

Vieri Samek-Lodovici

in The Interaction of Focus, Givenness, and Prosody: A Study of Italian Clause Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737926
eISBN:
9780191801457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737926.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of Italian right dislocation, which is claimed to (i) occur clause externally, (ii) not require clitic doubling, (iii) involve movement. An accurate ... More


Pronouns and Their Antecedents

Richard S. Kayne

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that the antecedent-pronoun relation must involve a movement relation, in a way partially similar to that stated in a recent work by John O'Neil and Norbert Hornstein. Taking this ... 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


A Derivational Account of Absolutive Agreement in Kichean

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a derivational account of agreement in the Kichean Agent-Focus (AF) construction, and of absolutive agreement in Kichean more generally. The account is based on the notion of ... More


Clitic Doubling in a Doubling World: The Case of Argentinean Spanish Reconsidered

Ángela Di Tullio, Andrés Saab, and Pablo Zdrojewski

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/9780190634797.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter places Clitic Doubling in Argentinean Spanish into the broad perspective of pronominal doubling phenomena. A series of diagnostics is presented based on the interaction of Clitic ... More


Obligatory Resumption in Greek Relatives *

Evangelia Daskalaki and Marios Mavrogiorgos

in Syntax and its Limits

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683239
eISBN:
9780191763212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Obligatory resumption in Greek poses important questions for the derivation of resumption, its nature, its links to case theory, and ultimately to the interface of syntax with PF and LF. This chapter ... More


Accusative Datives in Spanish

Juan Romero

in Variation in Datives: A Microcomparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937363
eISBN:
9780199980710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937363.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with those Spanish dialects where dative clitics have a feminine form for the third person: this clitic has the same shape as the third-person feminine object clitic. First I show ... More


The clitic doubling parameter: Development and distribution of a cyclic change

Susann Fischer, Mario Navarro, and Jorge Vega Vilanova

in Cycles in Language Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198824961
eISBN:
9780191863608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824961.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The aim of this chapter is to explain the emergence and distribution of clitic doubling (CLD) in Romance. On the basis of newly assembled diachronic and synchronic data, the chapter argues that the ... More


Spanish Imposters and Verbal Agreement

Rachel Dudley

in Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336852
eISBN:
9780199364855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336852.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 3 provides evidence for a subject clitic doubling mechanism in Spanish by bringing together two different empirical observations. The first observation comes from new research on agreement ... More


Some Observations on Imposters in Albanian

Dalina Kallulli

in Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336852
eISBN:
9780199364855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336852.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides an overview of the morphosyntactic and semantic properties of imposter DPs in Albanian. Notable properties of this class of nominal expressions in this language bear on ... More


Syntactic correspondences

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/9780198733300.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

LFG hypothesizes that constituent structure (c-structure) and functional structure (f-structure) are mutually constraining structures and that the relation between these structures is governed by ... More


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