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Resumption

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter reviews data on various kinds of resumption. I first examine resumptive pronouns in unbounded dependencies in languages where they are fully grammatically licensed, in particular Irish, ... More


The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Ash Asudeh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is a cross-linguistic investigation of resumptive pronouns and related phenomena. Pronominal resumption is the realization of the base of a syntactic dependency as a bound pronoun. ... More


The Resource Management Theory of Resumption

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the main theory of the book. The Resource Management Theory of Resumption (RMTR) is based on two key assumptions. the first is the Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis (RSH), that ... More


Swedish

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates resumptive pronouns in Swedish, which have puzzlingly gap-like syntactic properties. I argue, based on form and interpretation, that Swedish resumptive are nevertheless not ... More


Irish

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter applies the Resource Management Theory of Resumption to data from Irish. I first present the basic clausal structure of Irish that I am adopting, based on antecedent work that is adapted ... More


13 13 Conclusion

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter reviews the book's main claims and findings. It also outlines some joint predictions of the Resource Management Theory of Resumption and the processing model. Some alternative approaches ... More


Introduction

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the main theoretical hypothesis of the book, the Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis. With respect to semantics, the hypothesis is that the meaning of each part of a linguistic ... More


Phasal Agreement and Reconstruction

Alain Rouveret

in Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the phasal analysis of syntactic derivation, focusing on reconstruction and successive cyclicity effects. It proposes a non-movement analysis of resumptive pronouns in Celtic ... More


Vata

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Resumptive pronouns in Vata, as in Swedish, pattern like gaps with respect to certain diagnostics, particularly with respect to weak crossover and islands. This chapter develops an analysis of Vata ... More


Hebrew

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter extends the analysis of Irish to Hebrew. The resumptive pronoun system of Hebrew is shown to be similar to that of Irish. With respect to distribution, resumptive pronouns occur in every ... More


Superiority, Reconstruction, and Islands

Cedric Boeckx and Norbert Hornstein

in Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines how the analysis of resumptive pronouns affects syntactic theory, with an emphasis on superiority, reconstruction, and islands in Lebanese Arabic multiple-wh constructions in ... More


Long-distance dependencies

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/9780198733300.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter explores the analysis of constructions in which a constituent appears in a position other than the one with which its syntactic function is usually associated. Section 17.1 discusses the ... More


Irreplaceable Pronominals

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/9780262016889.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

An imposter or camouflage determiner phrase having the same ultimate antecedent may replace the grammatical instance of a pronominal without loss of grammaticality. Many pronominals cannot be ... More


Relative clauses

Elisabeth Stark

in The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199677108
eISBN:
9780191808821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677108.003.0064
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Historical Linguistics

The main goal of this chapter is to provide a descriptive and critical overview of the some of the most striking and interesting problems and questions related to issues in Romance relative clause ... More


Clauses with ThatClause Complements

Paul M. Postal

in Edge-Based Clausal Syntax: A Study of (Mostly) English Object Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014816
eISBN:
9780262295482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014816.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This chapter deals with various clauses having that clause complements, including those containing what appear to be 3 objects. It illustrates how clauses offer important insights into English ... More


Identity Avoidance: OCP Effects in Swiss Relatives

Henk van Riemsdijk

in Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines identity avoidance and the “Obligatory Contour Principle” (OCP) in phonology, focusing on syntactic problems raised by headed relative clauses in Swiss German. It discusses the ... More


Discourse and Lexis

David Deterding

in Singapore English

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625444
eISBN:
9780748651535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Null-subject structures were discussed in Chapter 3 under the heading of syntax. However, one of the puzzles that needs to be dealt with is why null-subject sentences are acceptable in Singapore ... More


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