Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers by Elly van Gelderen, Jóhanna Barðdal, Michela Cennamo PDF

By Elly van Gelderen, Jóhanna Barðdal, Michela Cennamo

ISBN-10: 9027205981

ISBN-13: 9789027205988

The current quantity is founded round 5 linguistic subject matters: argument constitution and encoding suggestions; argument constitution and verb periods; unexpressed arguments; cut up intransitivity; and existential and presentational buildings. The articles additionally conceal quite a few typologically diversified languages, they usually provide new info from under-researched languages at the problems with occasion and argument constitution. from time to time novel views from broadly mentioned languages on hugely debated issues are provided, additionally addressing extra theoretical facets about the predictability and derivation of linking. a number of contributions follow present versions of the lexicon–syntax interface to synchronic information. different contributions specialise in diachrony and are in accordance with wide use of corpora. but others, even though empirically and theoretically grounded, privilege a methodological dialogue, featuring analyses in keeping with thorough and long-standing fieldwork.

Show description

Read Online or Download Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers PDF

Best grammar books

Download PDF by Collins Cobuild: Collins Cobuild English Grammar (3rd Edition) (2012 Digital


This authoritative reference grammar has been especially built for complicated scholars and academics of English.

The results of an intensive research of written and spoken language, this booklet offers a transparent and specified photograph of recent English grammar. The transparent format, in addition to the broad index and cross-referencing, ascertain effortless access.

Syntax, lexical semantics, and event structure by Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, Ivy Sichel PDF

This e-book makes a speciality of the linguistic illustration of temporality within the verbal area and its interplay with the syntax and semantics of verbs, arguments, and modifiers. prime students discover the department of labour among syntax, compositional semantics, and lexical semantics within the encoding of occasion constitution, encompassing occasion members and the temporal houses linked to occasions.

Lyn Frazier's Construal (Language, Speech, and Communication) PDF

Construal offers a brand new thought of sentence processing, person who permits a constrained kind of underspecification within the syntactic research of sentences. It extends what has arguably been the dominant thought of parsing (the garden-path thought constructed by means of Lyn Frazier and co-workers) in the course of the Nineteen Eighties into new and formerly unexplored domain names, and drastically advances the opportunity of insights into how which means is either made and understood.

Download e-book for kindle: Grammar Sucks: What to Do to Make Your Writing Much More by Joanne Kimes

Do you be afflicted by grammar-phobia simply because. .. you are so used to IMing, you've gotten forgotten how one can write a standard sentence. :-) you have all started considering in rap lyrics. The final time you gave a document, your handouts obtained you laughed out of the room. With Grammar Sucks, you could placed your phobia to relaxation.

Additional resources for Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers

Example text

Finally, the dummy (first column) enters the structure as a direct object (taking over the syntactic function of paura, its pivot) and then advances to final subject. g. g. ; P ­ erlmutter 1983; La Fauci & Loporcaro 1997; La Fauci & Rosen 2010). 4. 1 The hypothesis of an impersonal structure for prendere + NPS constructions in Italian, formulated above on the basis of intralinguistic evidence, finds independent support in comparative evidence from other Romance languages. French has a comparable construction, illustrated in (24–26): (24) Il prit à ce Mordaunt un dégoût de expl take-3sg to this m.

Il lui avait pris des inquiétudes. pl ‘He had been seized by anxieties’ Non-canonical subjects in clauses with noun predicates  b. Ø gli erano prese delle inquietudini. ) of a phonologically overt expletive in initial position (il ~ Ø); ii. the finite verb form a. appears invariably in the unmarked 3rd singular in French (avait); b. shows number agreement with the NPS in Italian (erano); iii. in perfective periphrastic forms, the past participle a. appears invariably in the non-agreeing form in French (pris); b.

In 4 presa agrees with nostalgia), and that it can be the source of the ­ne-partitive clitic as in (22): (22) (Di attacchi di panico)j , glienej presero tanti. e. surface) subjects. e. in 3. This accounts for the contrast between couples like (a) ~ (a1) and (b) ~ (b1) (Perlmutter 1983: 174): a. Molte sinfonie di Mozart gli sono piaciute. ’ a1. ne sono piaciute. ’ b. Gli sono piaciute molte sinfonie di Mozart. pl of Mozart. ’ b1. Gliene sono piaciute molte. ’ As we can see, molte sinfonie di Mozart can be the source of partitive ne in (b) (where this NP is not the final subject), but not in (a) (where it is the final subject).

Download PDF sample

Argument Structure in Flux: The Naples-Capri Papers by Elly van Gelderen, Jóhanna Barðdal, Michela Cennamo

by Donald

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 37 votes