Philipp Weisser's Derived Coordination: A Minimalist Perspective on Clause PDF

By Philipp Weisser

ISBN-10: 3110443066

ISBN-13: 9783110443066

This monograph explores the differing kinds of clausal kinfolk within the world’s languages. within the contemporary literature, there were claims that the stern dichotomy of subordination and coordination can't be maintained considering the fact that a few structures appear to be in among those different types. This examine investigates those structures intimately.

The first half is worried with clause chaining buildings, whereas the second one is worried with diverse situations of uneven coordination in English. In either elements, it's proven that different checks to differentiate clausal family certainly yield assorted effects for the categorical buildings. This poses a serious problem for the demonstrated theories of clausal kin. despite the fact that, because it is argued, fresh analyses of coordination supply for the prospect to map a subordinate constitution onto a coordinate one through standard transformational ideas. it truly is proven unmarried stream step derives all of the atypical homes of the phenomena in query.

This ebook therefore offers the 1st complete answer for a long-standing challenge in theoretical syntax.

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