Proceedings of the 10th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics

Proceedings of the 10th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics

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Forty-one papers from the 1991 West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics are included. The papers deal with diverse topics ranging from the traditional linguistic fields of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics to the rapidly developing areas of cognitive and discourse linguistics.
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  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 31mm | 742g
  • Stanford, United States
  • English
  • 0937073792
  • 9780937073797

Table of contents

Preface; 1. The present under past as de re interpretation Dorit Abusch; 2. Supraglottal deletion in Yoruba Glides Akinbiyi M. Akinlabi; 3. Case theory, theta theory, and the distribution of French affected datives J.-Marc Authier and Lisa Reed; 4. On the composition of COMP and parameters of V2 Rakesh Bhatt and James Yoon; 5. A non-unified analysis of agentive verbs Anne-Marie Brousseau and Elizabeth Ritter; 6. Kashaya closed-syllable shortening and prosodic syllabification Eugene Buckley; 7. Functional WH and weak crossover Gennaro Chierchia; 8. Partitives and the definiteness effect Ileana Comorovski; 9. WH-movement: adjunction and substitution Viviane Deprez; 10. Munster Irish stress Cathal Doherty; 11. Stress and syntax-phonology mismatches: tonal domains in Danyang and Shanghai San Duanmu; 12. The feature specification of uvulars Jabier Elorrieta; 13. A case of infection before derivation S. Lee Fulmer; 14. [Atr] and [Rtr] are different features Heather Goad; 15. On the status of SPEC of IP Grant Goodall; 16. On the locative existential construction in Chinese Yang Gu; 17. Clitics, affix order and the ECP Marco Haverkort; 18. Adjunct extraction without traces Michael Hegarty; 19. On infinitival unbounded dependency constructions Thomas E. Hukari and Robert D. Levine; 20. Impersonal passives and stage/individual level predicates Eloise Jelinek; 21. The ECP, head-government, and Barrierhood Yanghee Shim Joo; 22. Anaphora invariants and language universals Edward L. Keenan; 23. Reciprocity in Turkish: evidence against AGR as a definition of finiteness Sarah D. Kennelly; 24. A uniform analysis of arbitrary null subjects and objects Boomee Kim; 25. Spec-head agreement in DP Anne Lobeck; 26. On the obligatory character of inversion in Spanish Rejean Canac Marquis; 27. On the representation of consonant harmony in Navajo Joyce M. McDonough; 28. Scope interpretation in nonconstituent coordination Seungho Nam; 29. Scrambling and conditions on A-movement Naoko Nemoto; 30. Spreading in the acquisition of universal quantifiers William Philip; 31. Interpreting gerunds in complement positions Paul Portner; 32. A misconceived approach to morphology Geoffrey K. Pullum and Arnold M. Zwicky; 33. Binding conditions and chains Eric Reuland and Tanya Reinhart; 34. On deriving rule domains: the Athapaskan case Keren Rice; 35. Verb second in Hebrew Ur Shlonsky and Edit Doron; 36. Pair-list answers without movement Veneeta Srivastav; 37. The quantificational force of static and dynamic predication Alice G. B. ter Meulen and Johan Rooryck; 38. PRO and obviation in Modern Greek subjunctives Arhonto Terzi; 39. Coindexation and constraints on extraction Robyne Tiedeman; 40. A semantics for exception phrases Kai von Fintel; 41. The place of clitics in the Prosodic Hierarchy Draga Zec and Sharon Inkelas; 42. CP-adjoined structure and unmarked accusative case: pros and cons Shi Zhang; Language index; Subject index.
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