Configurationality in Hungarian

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027724564
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 6/30/1987
  • Series: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory Series, #3
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

0. Introduction.- 1 Previous Analyses of Hungarian Phrase Structure.- 1.1. The ‘Free Word Order’, or Fully Non-configurational Approach.- 1.2. The ‘NP VP’, or Fully Configurational Approach.- 1.3. The Partially Non-configurational Approach.- 2 Hungarian Phrase Structure.- 2.1. The Invariant Positions of the Hungarian Sentence.- 2.2. Base Rules.- 2.3. Movement into F.- 2.3.1. Focusing.- 2.3.2. Questions.- 2.3.3. The Nominal/Adverbial Part of Complex Predicates in F.- 2.3.4. Aspect-marking.- 2.4. Movement into T.- 2.4.1. Topicalization.- 2.4.2. ‘Contrastive Topic’.- 2.5. Quantifier-Raising.- 2.5.1. The Problem.- 2.5.2. The Operation of Quantifier-Raising.- 2.5.3. Scope Relations.- 2.5.4. Quantifiers in the NP.- 2.5.5. A Stylistic Rule.- 2.5.6. Quantifiers in Left Dislocation.- 2.6. Summary, Implications for Universal Grammar.- 3 Long Wh-movement, or the Traditional Problem of Sentence Intertwining.- 3.1. Long Wh-movement as a Test for Structural Configuration.- 3.2. Sentence Intertwining in Hungarian.- 3.2.1. The Problem.- 3.2.2. The ‘Tight’ Version of Sentence Intertwining.- 3.2.3. The ‘Lax’ Version of Sentence Intertwining.- 3.2.4. Intertwining in the Different Types of Complex Sentences.- 3.2.5. Summary.- 3.3. Subject-Object Symmetry in Hungarian Long Operator Movement.- 3.4. Conclusion.- 4 Questions of Binding and Coreference.- 4.1. Binding in Hungarian.- 4.1.1. The Primacy Condition of Binding.- 4.1.2. The Locality of Binding.- 4.2. The Coreference of Pronouns.- 4.3. Weak Crossover.- 4.4. Conclusion.- 5 Infinitival Constructions.- 5.1. Infinitives with an AGR Marker.- 5.2. Subject Control Constructions.- 5.2.1. Monoclausal Properties.- 5.2.2. Biclausal Properties.- 5.2.3. The Structure of Subject Control Constructions.- 5.3. The Problem of Governed PRO.- 6 Conclusion.- References.- Index of Names.- General Index.

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