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Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter focuses on a novel conception of pronominal agreement that provides the basis for the agreement determined in several imposter and camouflage constructions. The traditional view implies ... More


Cross-Linguistic Studies of Imposters and Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336852
eISBN:
9780199364855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336852.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Imposters are 3SG DPs that are used to refer to the speaker (author) or addressee. This volume explores verbal and pronominal agreement with imposters from a cross-linguistic perspective. The central ... More


Introduction

Chris Collins

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/9780199336852.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Imposters are 3SG DPs that are used to refer to the speaker or addressee. This volume explores verbal and pronominal agreement with imposters from a cross-linguistic perspective. The central ... More


Sources

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter examines φ-feature value assignment to both agreeing pronominals and coordinate nodes in the context of principles that appeal to sources, which can be primary or secondary. The ... More


Conclusion

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

It has been assumed that a pronominal agrees with its antecedent, but this book has shown that determining pronominal φ-feature values is actually a complex issue involving a number of different ... More


Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Normally, a speaker uses a first person singular pronoun (in English, I, me, mine, myself) to refer to himself or herself. To refer to a single addressee, a speaker uses second person pronouns (you, ... More


Pronominal Imposters

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

An imposter is defined as a notionally X person determiner phrase that is grammatically a Y person. Based on this definition, pronouns anteceded by imposter determiner phrases are also imposters. ... More


Crosslinguistic Variation in Pronominal Agreement

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter reviews some crosslinguistic evidence that shows how pronominals agree with imposters. It suggests that languages divide into two groups depending on how pronominal agreement with ... More


Antecedence: Some Theoretical Considerations

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter provides a theoretical account of antecedence in order to show how the structures of imposters and camouflage determiner phrases (DPs) play a role in determining pronominal agreement. ... More


Agreement with Multiple Sources

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The φ-feature values of a given non-expletive pronominal is expected to match the φ-feature values of some single determiner phrase with which it agrees. The matching would be with the values of a ... More


(Il)-licit Pronoun-Antecedent Relations in Bangla

Satarupa Das

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/9780199336852.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Pronominal agreement with imposter DPs and secondary sources is subject to cross-linguistic variation, which is illustrated here with a comparative study of the relevant facts from English and ... More


Principle C Phenomena

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Imposters can antecede either third person or non-third person pronominals. For lexical determiner phrases (DPs), the values are inherent and independent of matching the feature values of other DPs. ... More


Brazilian Portuguese and Caribbean Spanish: Similar changes in Romania Nova

Mary Aizawa Kato

in Parameter Theory and Linguistic Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659203
eISBN:
9780191745188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659203.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Brazilian Portuguese and Caribbean Spanish have independently undergone two types of change: a) loss of referential null subjects and loss of the order VS in wh-interrogatives. This chapter proposes ... More


Mandarin Pseudo-Imposters

Chyan-an Arthur Wang

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/9780199336852.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates a kind of DP in Mandarin that looks quite similar to English imposters. However, it is shown that the former, which the author terms pseudo-imposters, is structurally ... More


Referential null subjects in German: Dialects and diachronic continuity

Helmut Weiß and Anna Volodina

in Null Subjects in Generative Grammar: A Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198815853
eISBN:
9780191853449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815853.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

Null subjects (NSs) have been a central research topic in generative syntax ever since the 1980s. This chapter considers the situation of German NSs both from a dialectological and from a diachronic ... More


Accidental Coreference

Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

in Imposters: A Study of Pronominal Agreement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016889
eISBN:
9780262301633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016889.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter explains how pronominal agreement of third person pronouns with imposter antecedents is not compatible with the approach to anaphora found in a number of works. It argues that the ... More


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