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Extraction out of adjectival secondary predicates in English and Spanish: A nanosyntactic account [Article]
In this article, we explore the conditions under which prima facie adjectival adjuncts projected as depictive modifiers inside verbal phrases allow extraction. Building on the analysis of gerund clauses proposed in ...
Feature inheritance, vP phases and the information structure of small clauses [Article]
(University of Lund ; Blackwell, 2013)
In this paper we explore the interaction of discourse properties in the syntax of small clauses from a cross-linguistic perspective. In line with Chomsky’s (2007, 2008) idea that phasal properties should be extended to ...
When discourse met null subjects [Article]
(Septentrio Academic Publishing, 2016)
In this paper a novel view of the distribution of null subjects in Spanish is explored in which the discourse category of the antecedent of pro is crucially paid attention to. Implementing Frascarelli’s (2007) work, I ...
Towards a typology of focus: Subject position and microvariation at the discourse-syntax interface [Article]
In this work I explore the different discourse-syntax interface properties of focus fronting in Standard Spanish (SS) and Southern Peninsular Spanish (SPS) including Andalusian and Extremaduran varieties. In SS it is taken ...