publication . Book . Other literature type . 2017

Order and structure in syntax I: Word order and syntactic structure

Bailey, Laura R.; Sheehan, Michelle;
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  • Published: 18 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: Language Science Press
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
This book reconsiders the role of order and structure in syntax, focusing on fundamental issues such as word order and grammatical functions. The first group of papers in the collection asks what word order can tell us about syntactic structure, using evidence from V2, object shift, word order gaps and different kinds of movement. The second group of papers all address the issue of subjecthood in some way, and examine how certain subject properties vary across languages: expression of subjects, expletive subjects, quirky and locative subjects. All of the papers address in some way the tension between modelling what can vary across languages whilst improving our ...
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free text keywords: :410 Linguistik [400 Sprache], universals in language, order in syntax, grammatical functions, object shift, structure in syntax, word order, subjecthood, movement, v2, CF, 400 Sprache::410 Linguistik
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publication . Book . Other literature type . 2017

Order and structure in syntax I: Word order and syntactic structure

Bailey, Laura R.; Sheehan, Michelle;