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Theoretical Background: Splitting Up CP

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter contains the theoretical background for the analysis of English swiping and dialect Dutch spading. It introduces and discusses a specific incarnation of the split CP-hypothesis and its ... More


Introduction: Stranding under Sluicing

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter forms the introduction to the first case study. The notion of stranding under sluicing is introduced, as is the problem of sluicing in a split CP.


How do you sluice when there is more than one CP?

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the interaction between the split-CP hypothesis and the syntax of sluicing. If there is more than one CP-projection, there is potential variation as to which part of the clausal ... More


Complex Wh‐phrases Don't Move: On the Interaction between the Split CP Hypothesis and the Syntax of Wh‐movement

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter starts out from a set of well‐known syntactic differences and similarities between simple wh‐phrases such as who or what and complex ones such as which boy. It translates these ... More


Toward a Hierarchy of Clause Types

Nicola Munaro

in Mapping the Left Periphery: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 5

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740376
eISBN:
9780199895304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740376.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The aim of this chapter is to carry out a crosslinguistic comparison among some North-Eastern Italian dialects displaying subject clitic inversion; it is proposed that in the presence of a verbal ... More


The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book investigates a number of elliptical constructions found in Dutch dialects within the framework of the Minimalist Program. It argues that both the PF-deletion and the pro-theory of ellipsis ... More


Locating Wh-Intervention Effects at CP

Barry Chung-Yu Yang

in The Cartography of Chinese Syntax: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210687
eISBN:
9780190210717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210687.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chinese, being a language with rich inventory in CP domain, provides a new testing ground for the numerous approaches of intervention effects which, despite their diverse theoretical backgrounds, ... More


The Left Peripheral Renjia and Layers of CP in Chinese

Chen-Sheng Luther Liu

in The Cartography of Chinese Syntax: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 11

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210687
eISBN:
9780190210717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210687.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter aims to study what kind of syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic function the NR left peripheral renjia plays. It is suggested that, in contrast with the sentence-final C elements, the NR ... More


The prefield after the Old High German period

Augustin Speyer and Helmut Weiß

in Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The filling of the prefield in Modern German is determined by information-structural constraints such as scene-setting, contrastiveness, and topichood. While OHG does not yet show competition between ... More


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