The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

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Description

An investigation of the serial verb construction, this work engages central issues in syntactic theory-complex predicates, clausal architecture and syntactic variation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16.51mm | 566g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 113899605X
  • 9781138996052

About Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart

Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart teaches at the University of British Columbia.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: In Search of Serial Verb Constructions 2. Two Types of SVC's Versus Covert Coordinations 3. Predicate Cleft and Event Quantification in SVC's and CC's 4. Double Objects and Object Sharing in SVCs 5. Comparatove Analysis of SVCs and CCs The Serial Verb Construction Parameter 7. Re-analysis of "Serial verb Construction" 8. SVC Consequences References Indexshow more