ISBN-10:
1556080425
ISBN-13:
9781556080425
Pub. Date:
10/31/1988
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
The Role of Case in Russian Syntax / Edition 1

The Role of Case in Russian Syntax / Edition 1

by C. Neidle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556080425
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/31/1988
Series: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory , #10
Edition description: 1988
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Case in Russian.- 1. Case in Russian.- 2. The Representation of Case.- 3. Assignment of Case.- 3.1. Phrase Structure Annotations.- 3.2. Case Assignment by Prepositions.- 3.3. Russian Phrase Structure Rules.- 3.4. Summary.- 4. The Case of Adjectives.- 5. Agreement.- 5.1. Features: Number, Gender, Person, and Case.- 5.2. Concord.- 5.3. Animacy.- 5.4. An Apparent Agreement Paradox.- 6. Second Predicate Modifiers.- 2. Object Case Marking and The Genitive of Negation.- 1. Lexically Governed Alternation.- 1.1. Semantic Considerations.- 1.2. Historical Evolution.- 1.3. Formal Account.- 1.3.1. Natural Semantic Class.- 1.3.2. Alternation and Case Features.- 2. Genitive of Negation.- 2.1. Semantic Considerations.- 2.2. Historical Evolution.- 2.3. Formal Account.- 2.3.1. Scope-Marking.- 2.3.2. Scope of Negation: Interpretation.- 3. Distinct Mechanisms for Genitive Marking.- 3.1. Null Q?.- 3.2. Sources of Genitive Marking.- 3.2.1. Partitive Genitive.- 3.2.2. Genitive of Negation.- 3.2.3. Distinct Processes.- 4. Other Types of Negation.- 4.1. Net.- 4.2. Constituent Negation.- 5. Scope, Interpretation, and Distribution of [+Q].- 5.1. Formal Representation.- 5.2. Genitive Case Marking and Scope.- 5.3. Other Correlations with Genitive Marking.- 5.3.1. Individuation.- 5.3.2. Morphological Tendencies.- 6. Accusative/Genitive Alternation and Polarity Sensitivity.- 7. The Feature [Q] and Semantics.- 8. Summary.- 3. Apparent Genitive Subjects Within the Scope of Negation.- 1. Demotion.- 2. Do Genitive Subjects Exist?.- 2.1. Agreement.- 2.2. Gerund Constructions.- 2.3. Reflexives.- 2.4. Word Order.- 3. Formalization of the Rule of Demotion.- 3.1. Predictions: Transitive Verbs.- 3.2. Further Consequences of Demotion.- 3.3. Interaction with Other Lexical Redundancy Rules.- 3.3.1. Passive Forms.- 3.3.2. -sja Forms.- 3.4. Non-demoted Subjects.- 3.5. Genitive Marking and Grammatical Functions.- 3.6. Indefiniteness.- 4. Numeral Phrases and Quantifier Phrases.- 1. Numeral Phrases.- 1.1. Russian Numeral Paradigms.- 1.2. Numerals greater than 1.- 1.2.1. The Constituency of Numeral Phrases.- 1.2.2. Distribution of Numeral Phrases.- 1.3. Numerals ending in 1.- 2. Quantifier Phrases.- 2.1. Other Quantifiers.- 2.2. Those Several Strange Phrases.- 3. Disagreement about Non-agreeing Phrases.- 3.1. Subjecthood and Agreement.- 3.1.1. Agreement.- 3.1.2. Gerunds.- 3.1.3. Reflexives.- 3.1.4. Word Order.- 3.1.5. Transitivity.- 3.2. Numeric Quantifiers and Agreement Features.- 3.2.1. Numbers Greater than 4.- 3.2.2. Small Numbers.- 3.3. Conclusion.- 4. One Million.- 5. Summary.- 5. Subject Case Marking and Case Agreement of Modifiers.- 1. Data.- 1.1. Second Predicates.- 1.2. Odin and Sam.- 1.3. Second Predicate within Infinitival Clauses.- 1.3.1. Second Nominative with Subjective Infinitives.- 1.3.2. Second Dative with Objective Infinitives.- 1.3.3. Second Dative with Overt Complementizers.- 1.3.4. Second Dative with Passive.- 2. Adjuncts and Complements.- 2.1. Restrictions on the Distribution of Odin and Sam.- 2.2. Subjects of Non-tensed Clauses.- 3. Agreement and Control Relations.- 3.1. Grammatical Control.- 3.1.1. Agreement of Adjuncts and Grammatical Control.- 3.1.2. Object Control.- 3.2. Overt Complementizers.- 3.3. Other Cases of Control.- 3.4. Conclusions about Grammatical and Anaphoric Control.- 3.5. More Control Restrictions.- 4. Comparison with Alternative Accounts.- 5. Conclusions.- 6. Consequences for a Theory of Case.- 1. Long-Distance Phenomena and Control Relations.- 1.1. The Genitive of Negation Reconsidered.- 1.2. Case and Control.- 2. Toward a Theory of Russian Case.- 2.1. The Direct Case Condition.- 2.2. Government vs. Concord.- 2.3. Distribution of Prepositional Phrases.- 3. LFG and the Theory of Case.- 3.1. Structural and Lexical Case Assignment.- 3.2. Direct Case and Optionality.- 4. Conclusions.- Appendix I: Abbreviations and Transliteration.- 1. List of Abbreviations for Sentence Glosses.- 2. Transliteration.- Appendix II: Declension Paradigms.- Appendix III: Lexical Functional Grammar.- 1. Organization.- 2. Phrase Structure Rules.- 3. Lexical Entries.- 4. Lexical Redundancy Rules.- 5. Functional Well-Formedness.- 6. Possible Rules.- 7. Theory of Control and Complementation.- 7.1. Complements vs. Adjuncts.- 7.2. Open Complements.- 7.3. Open Adjuncts.- 7.4. Closed Complements.- 7.5. Closed Adjuncts.- 7.6. The Constituency of Complements.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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