Negation and Clausal Structure

Negation and Clausal Structure : A Comparative Study of Romance Languages

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Every language has some syntactic means of distinguishing a negative from a non-negative sentence. This ability may be expressed in different ways. Zanuttini's goal is to characterize the range of such variation by comparing the variations exhibited by one language family, the Romance languages, and by reducing the differences to a constrained set of choices available to the particular grammars of these more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 317.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • line figures
  • 0195080556
  • 9780195080551

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Zanuttini is absolutely at the cutting edge of research both in Romance languages and in theoretical syntax....A significant contribution to the field. * Donna Jo Napoli, Swarthmore College *show more