The Blackwell Companion to Syntax 5 Volume Set by Martin Everaert, Henk C. Van Riemsdijk

By Martin Everaert, Henk C. Van Riemsdijk

This long-awaited reference paintings marks the fruits of diverse years of analysis and foreign collaboration by means of the world’s major syntacticians. There exists no different related choice of examine that files the advance of syntax during this means. less than the editorial path of Martin Everaert and Henk van Riemsdijk, this five quantity set contains 70 case stories commissioned particularly for this quantity. The eighty individuals are drawn from a world team of prestigious linguists, together with Joe Emonds, Sandra Chung, Susan Rothstein, Adriana Belletti, Jim Huang, Howard Lasnik, and Marcel den Dikken, between many others. a distinct selection of 70 newly-commissioned case reviews, providing entry to analyze accomplished over the past forty years. Brings jointly the world’s major syntacticians to supply a wide and various variety of case reports within the box. Explores a entire variety of syntax themes from an historic point of view. Investigates empirical domain names that have been well-documented and that have performed a favourite position in theoretical syntax all through the advance of generative grammar. Serves as a study instrument for not just theoretical linguistics but additionally many of the varieties of utilized linguistics. comprises an obtainable alphabetical constitution, with an index imperative to every quantity that includes keyword phrases and key figures. every one multi-volume set can also be followed through a CD Rom of the full significant other. released in the prestigious Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics sequence, this multi-volume paintings could be relied upon to convey the standard and services with which Blackwell Publishing’s linguistics checklist is linked.

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John’s requests are getting satisfied. b. At my arrival, that door was already completely taken off. John now seems very (un)satisfied. A rough semantic characterization is that a verbal passive (2a) refers to an activity and an adjectival passive (2b) to an already attained state. This study is devoted to sketching the history of treatments of adjectival passives in generative grammar and to selecting the elements among these treatments that seem to provide a satisfactory analysis for the construction.

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Though the actual analysis provided at the time differed in detail, the generalization is still correct: a reflexive NP is licensed if it has a more prominent (c-commanding) clause-mate antecedent. Since raising to object takes an embedded argument and makes it a clause-mate to the subject of the main verb, the conditions for licensing a reflexive are met: (14) Cindyi believes herselfi/her*i [___ to be a genius] The Relational Grammar (RG; Perlmutter and Postal 1983a) approach to raising to object was in its essentials very similar to that just outlined.

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