Syntax and Semantics: Syntax and the Lexicon v.26

Syntax and Semantics: Syntax and the Lexicon v.26

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"Syntax and the Lexicon" aims to provide a dynamic investigation into the role of the lexicon in syntactic theory. Twelve chapters, authored by experts in syntactic theory, set out to provide a detailed yet easily understandable analysis of differing views on the lexicon in the field. Debates pepper the volume with interactive dialogue, and volume editors Tim Stowell and Eric Wehrli provide an overview and introduction to lexical theory.
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 152.4 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0126061076
  • 9780126061079

Table of contents

The role of the lexicon in syntactic theory, T. Stowell; agreement and case in past participle clauses in Italian, A. Belletti; passives and the lexicon - comments on Belletti, T. Stowell; locative inversion in Chichewa - a case study of factorization in grammar, J. Bresnan and J.M. Kanerva; comments on J. Bresnan and J.M. Kanerva's "Locative Inversion in Chichewa: A Case Study of Factorization in Grammar", P. Schachter; the thematic hierarchy and locative inversion in UG - a reply to P. Schachter's comments, J. Bresnan and J.M. Kanerva; -er nominals - implications for the theory of argument structure, M.R. Hovav and B. Levin; babe Ruth homered his way into the heart of America, R. Jackendoff; the "way" constructions and the semantics of direct arguments in English - a reply to Jackendoff, A. Marantz; t-theory as binding theory, E. Williams; the lexical encoding of scope relations among arguments, M. Luisa Zubizarreta; scope and the binding theory - comments on Zubizarreta, K. Johnson.
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