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Variación sintáctica en la causativización léxica [Article]
La investigación de los patrones de causativización léxica (directa) de intransitivos es un tema fundamental en el campo léxico-semántico, puesto que las posibilidades y restricciones en la causativización de estos verbos ...
A feature-inheritance approach to root phenomena and 2 parametric variation [Article]
This work concerns itself with Root Transformations (RT), specifically discussing the RT/non-RT nature of topic fronting in English, Japanese, and Spanish. We claim that this fronting is in principle compatible with all ...
Discourse-Agreement Features, Phasal C and the Edge: a Minimalist Approach [Article]
(Universidade do Minho, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos (CEHUM), 2010)
In this paper I deal with the syntactic process of AGREE in the Minimalist Pro¬gram, the role of discourse/agreement features in it and their combination with an EF (edge feature) to trigger attraction. Miyagawa (2005) has ...
When focus goes wild: An empirical study of two syntactic positions for information focus [Article]
(Faculty of Humanities, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, 2015)
My goal in the present paper is to carry out an analysis of the syntactic and discourse properties of Information Focus (IF) in Southern Peninsular Spanish (SPS) and Standard Spanish (SS) varieties. Generally, it has ...
On the order of multiple topics and discourse-feature inheritance [Article]
(Ankara Üniversitesi, 2011)
This paper explores two possible syntactic configurations of multiple topics attested across languages, namely the strict vs. free arrangement of fronted topics in the left periphery. I suggest that these rigid/flexible ...
On the composite nature of subject islands: a phase-based approach [Article]
This paper focuses on the complex factors which render subject domains opaque to subextraction. Subjects have been held to be islands for extractability possibilities. Gallego & Uriagereka (2006) suggest that sub-extraction ...