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Case Marking and Reanalysis: Grammatical Relations from Old to Early Modern English
     

Case Marking and Reanalysis: Grammatical Relations from Old to Early Modern English

by Cynthia L. Allen
 

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English underwent sweeping changes to its inflectional system in the Middle English period and it is widely assumed that the loss of case-marking distinctions had profound consequences for the syntax of the language. Allen here makes a detailed study of these changes, questioning the results of previous analyses which, she argues, posit too direct a link between

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English underwent sweeping changes to its inflectional system in the Middle English period and it is widely assumed that the loss of case-marking distinctions had profound consequences for the syntax of the language. Allen here makes a detailed study of these changes, questioning the results of previous analyses which, she argues, posit too direct a link between the morphological and syntactic changes.

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ISBN-13:
9780198238676
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/10/1999
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1590L (what's this?)

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