Small Clauses in English: The Nonverbal Types

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110134872
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 6/1/1992
  • Series: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] Series , #8
  • Edition description: REVISED & EXPANDED
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
1.1 Aim and scope 1
1.2 Methodology 2
Ch. 2 Previous approaches 9
2.2 The Standard Theory and the Extended Standard Theory 9
2.3 Government-Binding Theory 12
2.4 Descriptive treatments 35
Ch. 3 Small Clauses as constituents 37
3.2 Evidence for the existence of Small Clauses 37
3.3 Small Clauses as instances of dependent and controlled predication 48
3.4 Clauses with and without to be 68
Ch. 4 Special constructions 73
4.2 Verb-preposition constructions and Small Clauses 74
4.3 Verbs of negative causation 90
4.4 Predicative as-constructions 111
4.5 (Mis)take...for 122
4.6 Accuse-type verbs 123
Ch. 5 Extractions from Small Clauses 129
5.2 Extraction possibilities from Small Clauses 129
5.3 Rightward extractions I: Extraposition 132
5.4 Rightward extractions II: Detachment from nominal Small Clauses 157
5.5 Leftward extractions 160
Ch. 6 The Small Clause node 171
6.2 The analysis of Small Clauses 171
6.3 A new analysis of Small Clauses 179
Ch. 7 Conclusion 191
Appendix 195
Notes 197
References 209
Index 221
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