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(Non-)Extraction from Subjects as an Edge Phenomenon

George Kotzoglou

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/9780199584352.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the lack of Subject Condition violations in null subject languages (and, most prominently, Greek). The chapter proposes that Subject Condition effects are due to a prohibition ... More


Leftward Stylistic Displacement (LSD) in Medieval French

Marie Labelle and Paul Hirschbühler

in Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198747840
eISBN:
9780191810732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747840.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

It is argued that, contrary to recent analyses, there was no stylistic fronting of the Icelandic type in Medieval French but a number of leftward stylistic displacements (LSD). The arguments against ... More


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