The Handbook of Contemporary Syntactic Theory
Mark Baltin, Chris Collins
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 880 pages
This volume provides a comprehensive view of the current issues in contemporary syntactic theory. Written by an international assembly of leading specialists in the field, these 2 original articles serve as a useful reference for various areas of grammar.
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A-movement adjectives adjunction adverbs ambiguity analysis anaphor antecedent argued argument assumed asymmetry auxiliary Binding Theory c-command checking Chomsky Chomsky’s clause clitic colinked complement condition constraints constructions contrast coreference crosslinguistic D-structure derivation discussion domain elements elided VP ellipsis English ergative languages evidence example fact feature finite French functional German grammar head movement hypothesis Icelandic infinitival Infl input interpretation Jiwarli John languages Lasnik learner lexical lexical categories licensing linguistic markedness Mary maximal projection Minimality morphological move negation negative markers nominal noun phrase object overt parameter passive phrase structure phrase structure rules possible predicate principle pronominal pronouns properties proposal quantifier raising relation relevant representation Rizzi role Romance Romance languages rutabagas scope Scrambling semantic sentence Spec specifier syntactic syntax thematic thematic role Theme theta-role tion trace ungrammaticality VP ellipsis Warlpiri wh-in-situ wh-movement wh-phrase word order X′-theory