Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement (Routledge Leading by Cedric Boeckx

By Cedric Boeckx

This quantity brings jointly a variety of strands of analysis concentrating on elements of the syntax of contract, and the position that contract performs in linguistic idea. The essays gathered right here express how and why contract has emerged lately because the crucial theoretical build in minimalism. even though the theoretical context of the amount is minimalist in personality, Boeckx formulates formal and noticeable universals within the area of agreement.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement (Routledge Leading Linguists) PDF

Best grammar books

Universals in Comparative Morphology: Suppletion, Superlatives, and the Structure of Words (Current Studies in Linguistics Book 50)

This groundbreaking examine of the morphology of comparability yields a stunning consequence: that even in suppletion (the wholesale substitute of 1 stem by way of a phonologically unrelated stem, as in good-better-best) there emerge strikingly strong styles, nearly exceptionless generalizations throughout languages.

The Complete INDIE Editor - 55 Essential Copy-edits for the Professional Independent Author

Remain prior to the contest with this straightforward to take advantage of, step by step advisor. if you happen to submit as an Indie writer, be it on an digital machine corresponding to the Kindle or as a broadcast novel via Createspace or different print-on-demand prone, readers are comparing your writing through the use of loose First bankruptcy, and so forth.

Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation: Volume 6 (RLE: Discourse Analysis)

First released in 1985, this ebook reviews numerous universal goods in English dialog recognized variously as ‘discourse particles’, ‘interjections’, ‘discourse markers’, and, extra informally, ‘hesitations’ or ‘fillers’. whereas the research essentially makes a speciality of ‘like’, ‘well’ and ‘you know’, the bigger obstacle is the complete set of things of which those are contributors and as such ‘I mean’, ‘now’, ‘oh’, ‘hey’, and ‘aha’ also are tested.

Grammars, Grammarians and Grammar-Writing in Eighteenth-Century England (Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL])

The ebook bargains perception into the e-book background of eighteenth-century English grammars in remarkable element. it really is in response to an in depth research of varied varieties of suitable details: Alston's bibliography of 1965, displaying that this resource has to be revised urgently; the lately released on-line database Eighteenth Century Collections on-line (ECCO) with admire to resources of knowledge by no means formerly explored or analysed (such as e-book catalogues and library catalogues); Carol Percy's database at the reception of eighteenth-century grammars in modern periodical experiences; and so-called principle corpora containing info at the therapy in a wide number of grammars (and different works) of person grammatical structures.

Additional resources for Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement (Routledge Leading Linguists)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 10 votes