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Tense and Aspect: From Semantics to Morphosyntax
     

Tense and Aspect: From Semantics to Morphosyntax

by Alessandra Giorgi
 

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The authors bridge the gap between the semantic and syntactic properties of verb tense and aspect, and suggest a unified account of tense and aspect using Chomsky's Principles and Parameters Framework. They compare tense and aspect systems in Romance languages with Germanic ones.

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The authors bridge the gap between the semantic and syntactic properties of verb tense and aspect, and suggest a unified account of tense and aspect using Chomsky's Principles and Parameters Framework. They compare tense and aspect systems in Romance languages with Germanic ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195357882
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/11/1997
Series:
Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Alessandra Giorgi is Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics, University of Bergamo, Italy. Fabio Pianesi is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Technology and Scientific Research (IRST) in Trento, Italy.

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