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Arguments and Case: Explaining Burzio's Generalization

Eric J. Reuland - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 253 pages
The ideas presented by the contributions in this volume originated in a workshop on Burzio's generalization. Burzio's Generalization (BG) states that a verb which does not ...
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Actancy

Gilbert Lazard - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 286 pages
A work of general syntax considering the grammatical relations established in speech or writing between the verb predicate and the noun phrases dependent on it. Focuses on the ...
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Cases and Thematic Roles: Ergative, Accusative and Active

Beatrice Primus - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 296 pages
This study examines the mapping of thematic roles, such as agent and patient, onto syntactic cases, such as nominative or ergative, or onto structural relations in a cross ...
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Understanding Syntax

Maggie Tallerman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 360 pages
Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts, categories and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax. A theory ...
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