Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 173)

Semantic Issues in Romance Syntax (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 173)

By: Esthela Trevino (editor), Jose Lema (editor)Hardback

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All of the articles in this volume focus on the interaction of form and meaning. Most of them are developed under the principal thesis of the Minimalist Program. These works show that the theoretical linguistic trend is to discover semantic aspects which are assumed to have visible syntactic repercussions through morphosyntactic and morphosemantic features.

Contents

1. Preface; 2. Infinitives vs. participles (by Ambar, Manuela); 3. Without expletive replacement? (by Cecchetto, Carlo); 4. Verbal structures and variation (by Di Sciullo, Anna Maria); 5. French degree quantifiers and the syntax of mass and count (by Doetjes, Jenny); 6. Neuter relatives and the degree operator (by Gutierrez-Rexach, Javier); 7. On the interpretation of Spanish n-words (by Herburger, Elena); 8. What does zero syntax add to an analysis of French psych verbs? (by Herschensohn, Julia); 9. The pronoun ~ determiner debate: Evidence from Sardinian and repercussions for French (by Jones, Michael Allan); 10. A minimalist approach to compositionality of aspects (by Maruenda, Sonia); 11. Configurational Attitudes (by Pica, Pierre); 12. Information focus: Between core and periphery (by Pinto, Manuela); 13. Relativized impersonality: Deontic sentences in Catalan (by Rigau, Gemma); 14. Quaint agreement and the theory of spell-out (by Roberge, Yves); 15. Aktionsart and transitive phrases (by Sanz, Montserrat); 16. Determiner transparency: Evidence from Brazilian Portuguese (by Schmitt, Cristina); 17. The post-verbal subject position of Italian unaccusative verbs of inherently directed motion (by Tortora, Christina); 18. Index of Authors; 19. Index of Terms & Concepts; 20. Index of Languages & Language Families

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  • ISBN13: 9789027236791
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 317
  • ID: 9789027236791
  • weight: 550
  • ISBN10: 9027236798

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