Argument Realization (Studies in Constraint-Based by Miriam Butt,Tracy Holloway King PDF

By Miriam Butt,Tracy Holloway King

during this publication, Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King current seven essays that survey primary argument awareness matters inside of a typologically huge diversity of languages. In those papers, Butt, King, and different trendy linguists research in the structure of Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG) the diversity of how during which arguments of a predicate might be learned within the syntax. Well-suited for this type of exam, LFG makes it possible for the advanced interplay of arguments, syntactic positions, and grammatical functions.

Case marking alternations and the overt recognition of case marking inside unmarried clauses, together with case stacking, have persevered to interact the eye of linguists operating with diversified syntactic theories. The phenomenon of clause union or advanced predication has led linguists to examine case marking and argument awareness that is going past the area of the only clause. whatever the complexity or simplicity of the predicational constitution of a clause, the papers integrated during this quantity convey how the connection among arguments and their overt awareness might be dealt with.

These papers additionally deal with a number of case marking in Australian languages, possessor alternation in Welsh, directional advanced predicates in American Indian languages, and causatives in jap. in addition, they talk about representational matters that surround underspecification and the encoding of semantic info had to make certain the correspondence of thematic arguments to their overt syntactic realization.

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