The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

by Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart

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Overview

The Serial Verb Construction Parameter by Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart

An investigation of the serial verb construction, this work engages central issues in syntactic theory-complex predicates, clausal architecture and syntactic variation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135726812
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 310
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart teaches at the University of British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: In Search of Serial Verb Constructions
2. Two Types of SVC's Versus Covert Coordinations
3. Predicate Cleft and Event Quantification in SVC's and CC's
4. Double Objects and Object Sharing in SVCs
5. Comparatove Analysis of SVCs and CCs
The Serial Verb Construction Parameter
7. Re-analysis of "Serial verb Construction"
8. SVC Consequences
References
Index

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