Fillmore Case Grammar

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GRIN Verlag, 2010 - 28 pages
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 1, 7, University of Heidelberg (Anglistik), course: PS 1: Perspectives on Language, language: English, comment: 1. Introduction 2. Deep structure vs. surface structure 3. The different deep cases 4. Case frames for verbs 5. The categorization of nouns 6. The subject selection rule 7. Conclusion Fillmore modified his paper several times, inter alia in a publication in the year 1971, and many other linguists since then have worked on his approach. The case grammar has gone through many changes until today, however this assignment concentrates on the original 1968-paper, the basic work concerning the case grammar theory. Below the main aspects of Fillmore's approach are introduced and explained., abstract: The world-famous grammarian Charles J. Fillmore is emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. First and foremost he became known for his works on semantics and syntax. One of his well-known works is The Case for Case, published in the year 1968, in which he introduces the case grammar theory. Fillmore himself modified this paper several times, inter alia in a publication in the year 1971, and many other linguists since then have worked on his approach. The case grammar has gone through many changes until today, however this assignment concentrates on the original 1968-paper, the basic work concerning the case grammar theory. Below the main aspects of Fillmore's approach are introduced and explained."
 

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