Adverbs and Functional Heads

Adverbs and Functional Heads : A Cross-linguistic Approach

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This text presents evidence locating adverb phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence. The author's proposal suggests that the structure of natural language sentences is much richer than previously assumed.show more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 20mm | 542g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195115260
  • 9780195115260