The Nature and Function of Syntactic Categories

The Nature and Function of Syntactic Categories

by Robert Borsley, Carl Pollard
     
 

For any theory of syntax, questions arise about its classificatory scheme: What are the categories? What properties do they have? And, How do they relate to each other? This book contains essays that address these questions by inquiring whether there is a distinction between lexical and functional categories.See more details below

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For any theory of syntax, questions arise about its classificatory scheme: What are the categories? What properties do they have? And, How do they relate to each other? This book contains essays that address these questions by inquiring whether there is a distinction between lexical and functional categories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126135329
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/1999
Series:
Syntax and Semantics Series, #32
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

R. D. Borsley, “Introduction”
R. Hudson, “Grammar without Functional Categories”
R. Cann, “Functional versus Lexical: A Cognitive Dichotomy”
D. Adger, “Feature Checking under Adjacency and VSO Clause Structure”
R. D. Borsley and J. Kornfilt, “Mixed Extended Projections”
R. Malouf, “Verbal Gerunds as Mixed Categories in HPSG”
A. Warner, “English Auxiliaries without Lexical Rules”
F. Newmeyer, “The Discrete Nature of Syntactic Categories: Against Prototype-Based Account”
R. Kempson, W. Meyer-Viol, and D. Gabbay, “Syntactic Computation as Labeled Deduction: WH-a Case Study”
M.-L. Rivero, “Finiteness and Second Position in Long Verb Movement Languages: Breton and Slavic”
A. Abeille and D. Godard, “French Word Order and Lexical Weight”

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