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The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntax

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The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntax
Title
The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntax
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Language
eng
Summary
In this book, Holmberg and Platzack present a theory of the role which subject-verb agreement and case morphology play in syntax. Their theory is based mainly on a detailed comparison of syntactical inflectional properties in the various Scandinavian languages, although many other languages are discussed as well. The theoretical issues discussed include abstract vs. morphological case, functional heads, verb-second, null subjects and other empty categories, pronouns and clitics, various impersonal constructions, long distance reflexives, and the double object construction. Probably the most de
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Holmberg, Anders
Dewey number
439/.5
Index
index present
LC call number
PD1701.H656 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Platzack, Christer
Series statement
Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
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  • Scandinavian languages
  • Scandinavian languages
  • Scandinavian languages
Label
The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntax
Instantiates
Publication
Note
6.3. The nature of Object shift: A-movement, A-bar movement, Head movement or PF-movement?
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
  • Chapter One: Comparative Scandinavian Syntax; 1.1. Introduction; 1.1.1. Overview; 1.1.2. Scandinavian Syntax; 1.2. Theoretical Assumptions; 1.2.1. The Theoretical Framework; 1.2.2. The Organization of Grammar; 1.2.3. Phrase Structure; 1.2.4. Functional heads and projections; 1.2.5. Finiteness; 1.2.6. Predication and the Extended Projection Principle; 1.2.7. Government; 1.2.8. The Empty Category Principle; 1.2.9. Head Movement and the Procrastinate Principle; 1.3. Case Theory; 1.3.1. Lexical and structural Case-checking
  • 1.3.2. Structural accusative Case and the analysis of the predicate1.3.3. Lexical Case and the analysis of the predicate; 1.3.4. On the nature of m-case; Chapter Two: A General Theory of Sentence Structure, Finiteness, and Nominative Case; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The position of [+F] and the licensing of nominative Case; 2.3. Languages with [+F] in Infl; 2.3.1. Introduction; 2.3.2. Romance languages; 2.3.3. The Kru-languages; 2.3.4. Celtic languages; 2.3.5. Hungarian; 2.3.6. English; 2.4. The loss of Verb second in French and English; 2.4.1. Introduction; 2.4.2. Subject Clitics
  • 2.4.3. Consequences of the change of position for [+F]2.4.4. The lexicalization of [+F]; 2.4.5. The licensing of small pro; 2.4.6. Summary; 2.5. Conclusions; Chapter Three: Verb Second Languages, Root-Embedded Asymmetries, Root Phenomena in Embedded Clauses, and Long Distance Reflexives; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. A unified account of Verb second; 3.3. The word order of subordinate clauses; 3.4. Root phenomena in embedded clauses; 3.4.1. Introduction; 3.4.2. The C-recursion analysis; 3.4.3. EMC and the role of Agr; 3.4.4. The interpretation of embedded main clauses; 3.4.5. Conclusion
  • 3.5. Long distance reflexives3.5.1. Introduction; 3.5.2. The finiteness chain; 3.5.3. Predicted properties of LDC; 3.6. Conclusions; Chapter Four: Null Subjects, Small pro and the Role of Agr; 4.1. Introduction; 4.1.1. The ISc. vs. MSc. difference; 4.2. Expletive subjects in the Scandinavian languages; 4.3. The theory of small pro; 4.3.1. Introduction; 4.3.2. Licensing condition of small pro; 4.3.3. The identification of pro; 4.3.4. Summary and conclusion; 4.4 Non-nominative elements in Spec-IP: Oblique subjects; 4.5. Stylistic Fronting; 4.6. Diachronic support
  • Chapter Five: The Role of Agr and the Licensing of Nominative DPs within VP5.1. Introduction; 5.2. The licensing of nominative Case; 5.3. Nominative DP in the complement of V; 5.4. Nominative in Spec-VP; 5.4.1. Introduction; 5.4.2. The proper head government requirement on overt DPs; 5.4.3. Further consequences of the different status of Spec-VP in MSc. and ISc; 5.5. Indirect Licensing via a chain of heads; 5.6. Concluding remarks; Chapter Six: Object Shift; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Object shift is movement of pronoun or DP
Control code
935227044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195361902
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)935227044
Label
The Role of Inflection in Scandinavian Syntax
Publication
Note
6.3. The nature of Object shift: A-movement, A-bar movement, Head movement or PF-movement?
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
  • Chapter One: Comparative Scandinavian Syntax; 1.1. Introduction; 1.1.1. Overview; 1.1.2. Scandinavian Syntax; 1.2. Theoretical Assumptions; 1.2.1. The Theoretical Framework; 1.2.2. The Organization of Grammar; 1.2.3. Phrase Structure; 1.2.4. Functional heads and projections; 1.2.5. Finiteness; 1.2.6. Predication and the Extended Projection Principle; 1.2.7. Government; 1.2.8. The Empty Category Principle; 1.2.9. Head Movement and the Procrastinate Principle; 1.3. Case Theory; 1.3.1. Lexical and structural Case-checking
  • 1.3.2. Structural accusative Case and the analysis of the predicate1.3.3. Lexical Case and the analysis of the predicate; 1.3.4. On the nature of m-case; Chapter Two: A General Theory of Sentence Structure, Finiteness, and Nominative Case; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. The position of [+F] and the licensing of nominative Case; 2.3. Languages with [+F] in Infl; 2.3.1. Introduction; 2.3.2. Romance languages; 2.3.3. The Kru-languages; 2.3.4. Celtic languages; 2.3.5. Hungarian; 2.3.6. English; 2.4. The loss of Verb second in French and English; 2.4.1. Introduction; 2.4.2. Subject Clitics
  • 2.4.3. Consequences of the change of position for [+F]2.4.4. The lexicalization of [+F]; 2.4.5. The licensing of small pro; 2.4.6. Summary; 2.5. Conclusions; Chapter Three: Verb Second Languages, Root-Embedded Asymmetries, Root Phenomena in Embedded Clauses, and Long Distance Reflexives; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. A unified account of Verb second; 3.3. The word order of subordinate clauses; 3.4. Root phenomena in embedded clauses; 3.4.1. Introduction; 3.4.2. The C-recursion analysis; 3.4.3. EMC and the role of Agr; 3.4.4. The interpretation of embedded main clauses; 3.4.5. Conclusion
  • 3.5. Long distance reflexives3.5.1. Introduction; 3.5.2. The finiteness chain; 3.5.3. Predicted properties of LDC; 3.6. Conclusions; Chapter Four: Null Subjects, Small pro and the Role of Agr; 4.1. Introduction; 4.1.1. The ISc. vs. MSc. difference; 4.2. Expletive subjects in the Scandinavian languages; 4.3. The theory of small pro; 4.3.1. Introduction; 4.3.2. Licensing condition of small pro; 4.3.3. The identification of pro; 4.3.4. Summary and conclusion; 4.4 Non-nominative elements in Spec-IP: Oblique subjects; 4.5. Stylistic Fronting; 4.6. Diachronic support
  • Chapter Five: The Role of Agr and the Licensing of Nominative DPs within VP5.1. Introduction; 5.2. The licensing of nominative Case; 5.3. Nominative DP in the complement of V; 5.4. Nominative in Spec-VP; 5.4.1. Introduction; 5.4.2. The proper head government requirement on overt DPs; 5.4.3. Further consequences of the different status of Spec-VP in MSc. and ISc; 5.5. Indirect Licensing via a chain of heads; 5.6. Concluding remarks; Chapter Six: Object Shift; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Object shift is movement of pronoun or DP
Control code
935227044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195361902
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)935227044

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