Discovering syntax: clause structures of English, German and Romance
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Discovering syntax: clause structures of English, German and Romance by Joseph E. Emonds

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Published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG in Berlin .
Written in English

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SeriesStudies in Generative Grammar -- 93
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Open LibraryOL22766081M
ISBN 109783110186826

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Get this from a library! Discovering syntax: clause structures of english, german, and romance. [Joseph E Emonds] -- The essays in this volume, dating from onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructions of English, Romance languages, and German. Among clause-internal structures, the most puzzling are. Among clause-internal structures, the most puzzling are English double objects, particle constructions, and non-finite complementation (infinitives, participles and gerunds). Separate chapters in Part I offer relatively complete analyses of each. Discovering Syntax: Clause Structures of English, German and Romance 93 by Joseph E. Emonds Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / The essays in this volume, dating from onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructionsof Author: Joseph E. Emonds. Get this from a library! Discovering syntax: clause structures of English, German and Romance. [Joseph E Emonds].

Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Prologue to Discovering Syntax Part I Structures in lexical projections Chapter 1: Types of syntactic categories and features Chapter 2: The restricted complement space of lexical frames Chapter 3. The essays in this volume, dating from onwards, focus on highly characteristic constructions of English, Romance languages, and German. Among clause-internal structures, the most puzzling are English double objects, particle constructions, and non . It examines the systematic differences between German and English, which follow from this basic difference in sentence structure, and presents the main results of syntactic research on German. Topics covered include the strict word order in VO vs word order variation in OV, verb clustering, clause union effects, obligatory functional subject position, and subject-object asymmetries for : Hubert Haider.   No. German has a fairly strict word order which is unlike English in many ways. As a matter of fact, whereas English has a SVO word order and is generally left-headed (the head is on the left), German has a SOV and topic-comment structure, and t.

This volume presents the first comprehensive generative account of the historical syntax of German. Leading scholars in the field survey a range of topics and offer new insights into central aspects of clause structure and word order, outlining the different stages of their historical development. Each chapter combines a solid empirical basis with descriptive generalizations, supported by a.   This book presents a cross-section of recent generative research into the syntax of relative clauses constructions. Most of the papers collected here react in some way to Kayne s () proposal to handle relative clauses in terms of determiner complementation and raising of the relativized nominal. The editors provide a thorough introduction of these proposals, their background and.   The fifth paper, "Subordinate clauses in Old English with special reference to paet clauses", draws attention to the issue of how to distinguish properly between main and subordinate clauses. Ohkado claims it is necessary to recognise two distinct clause types: genuine subordinate clauses, which are verb final, and embedded main clauses, which are verb second. clause structure and word order variation in Old High German (OHG). We will look into the challenges that we face when we try to study the syntax of Old High German, and we will go into the methods of discerning datasets that are conclusive for analysis. Class schedule (preliminary): properties of modern German syntax: OV/V2, topolocial field.