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The Resource Belfast English and Standard English : Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting

Belfast English and Standard English : Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting

Label
Belfast English and Standard English : Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting
Title
Belfast English and Standard English
Title remainder
Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The study of comparative syntax in closely related languages has yielded valuable insights into syntactic phenomena-for example in the study of the Romance languages-yet little comparative work has been done on English dialects. This is the first comparison of the syntax of Belfast English and Standard English, using Chomsky's ""Principles and Parameters""/Minimalist framework. Alison Henry analyses various Belfast English constructions and their Standard English counterparts to gain insight into both English syntax and syntactic theory in general. In the process, she makes valuable data on Be
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Henry, Alison
Dewey number
427/.94167
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE2589.B44 -- H46 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Oxford studies in comparative syntax
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  • English language
  • Belfast (Northern Ireland)
  • English language
  • Social conditions
  • Northern Ireland
Label
Belfast English and Standard English : Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-146) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Subject-Verb Agreement; 3. Overt-Subject Imperatives; 4. For-To Infinitives; 5. Inversion in Embedded Questions; 6. Subject Contact Relatives; 7. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
936849633
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195359497
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936849633
Label
Belfast English and Standard English : Dialect Variation and Parameter Setting
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-146) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction; 2. Subject-Verb Agreement; 3. Overt-Subject Imperatives; 4. For-To Infinitives; 5. Inversion in Embedded Questions; 6. Subject Contact Relatives; 7. Conclusion; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
936849633
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195359497
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936849633

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