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Applications to Other Wh-Fronting Languages, Pied-Piping, and Intervention Effects

Seth Cable

in The Grammar of Q: Q-Particles, Wh-Movement, and Pied-Piping

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195392265
eISBN:
9780199866526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392265.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter begins the argument that the ‘Q-based’ account should be extended to all other wh-fronting languages. It first presents some general typological and learning-theoretic arguments. These ... More


Specificity‐driven Syntactic Derivation *

Antje Lahne

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Specificity is arguably one of the main basic concepts of morphological theory (Subset Principle). This chapter proposes that the concept of specificity is at work in syntax, too, and it is a much ... More


Some Wh Puzzles

Thomas S. Stroik

in Locality in Minimalist Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012928
eISBN:
9780262255349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012928.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Wh-constructions present a special challenge for any theory of syntax, in part due to their rich morphophonetic variety. Multiple wh-elements can be spelled out in fronted positions in some ... More


Auditory Masking

David Huron

in Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034852
eISBN:
9780262335447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034852.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Auditory masking is described—the phenomenon by which sounds interfere with each other. A key concept is the notion of the critical band. Because masking reduces the effectiveness of the auditory ... More


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