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Rumors of Empire: Tracking the Image of Britain at the Dawn of the American Century

James T. Sparrow

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In its pursuit of globalism during and after WWII, the United States abandoned foundational political traditions by entering an “entangling alliance” with Great Britain, and then supplanting its ... More


Moving Verbal Chunks in the Low Functional Field

Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on two apparently unrelated facts that could present problems for the cartographic approach, namely the degraded status of an adverbial PP in a functional specifier as opposed to ... More


Animate object fronting in Dutch: A production study

Monique J. A. Lamers and Helen de Hoop

in Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709848
eISBN:
9780191780158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709848.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In Dutch, there is a preference for starting a sentence with an animate noun phrase. At the same time, as in many other languages, there is a strong tendency to start a sentence with the grammatical ... More


Polish psych nominals revisited

Bożena Rozwadowska

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In ‘Polish psych nominals revisited’ Rozwadowska provides supports for the n-based approach to nominalizations (developed in numerous papers by Alexiadou and Borer, among others) by providing the ... More


The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

Daniel M. Gross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309798
eISBN:
9780226309934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Princess Diana's death was a tragedy that provoked mourning across the globe; the death of a homeless person, more often than not, is met with apathy. How can we account for this uneven distribution ... More


Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions: Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony

Ayumi Miura

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947157
eISBN:
9780190204556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947157.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

Impersonal constructions in the history of English form a puzzling category, in that there has been uncertainty as to why some verbs are attested in such constructions while others are not, even ... More


Changes in the argument and event structure of psych verbs in the history of Spanish

Montserrat Batllori, Elisabeth Gibert-Sotelo, and Isabel Pujol

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/9780198824961.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter offers a detailed study of changes affecting the argument structure of Spanish psych verbs that appear with a dative experiencer (EXP). After proposing a three-way classification of ... More


Introduction

Ayumi Miura

in Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions: Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947157
eISBN:
9780190204556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947157.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The first chapter provides a careful examination of the overall research context, with special emphasis on different syntactic-semantic definitions and classifications of ‘impersonal constructions’ ... More


Theoretical and Methodological Considerations

Ayumi Miura

in Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions: Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947157
eISBN:
9780190204556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947157.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

This chapter begins by addressing general concerns in detecting, and not detecting, the evidence for historical syntax and then discusses possible theories and methodologies for investigating the ... More


Transitive Psych-Predicates

Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng and Rint Sybesma

in Chinese Syntax in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199945658
eISBN:
9780190201104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945658.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines stative psych-predicates in Mandarin, which can take objects that are interpreted as the “subject matter.” The chapter shows that the objects are real syntactic objects, and the ... More


Categorization and nominalization in zero nominals

Gianina Iordăchioaia

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In ‘Categorization and nominalization in zero-derived nouns’ Iordăchioaia discusses a type of nominalization generally neglected in the generative literature after Chomsky (1970), namely zero-derived ... More


How ‘Hate’ Hurts Globally

Paul Iganski and Abe Sweiry

in The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785668
eISBN:
9780191827730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785668.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

When viewed from a global perspective the problem of hate violence amounts to a global public health problem—as we evidence in this chapter by unfolding the spatial and psycho-social consequences of ... More


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