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Mirrors and Microparameters Phrase Structure Beyond Free Word Order

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ISBN-10: 0521517567

ISBN-13: 9780521517560

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Adger, Daniel Harbour, Laurel J. Watkins

List price: $155.00
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Book details

List price: $155.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/29/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 204
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

List of tables
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and notation
Kiowa phonemes and orthography
Introduction
What this book is about
The Kiowa language
Historical sketch
Grammatical sketch
Sources and methodology
Nonconfigurationality and polysynthesis
Introduction
Grammatical functions and fixity of order
Definitions and history
Baker's macroparametric approach
Derivation of nonconfigurational properties
Problems
Conclusion
The clausal spine
Introduction
The clausal mirror
Suffixal morphology
Particle syntax
Statement and illustration
The Cinque Hierarchy
Against a simplistic explanation
Digression: the imperative
The inverse base effect
Argument structure and adjuncts
Argument-argument combinations
Argument-adjunct combinations
Statement
Making mirrors
Introduction
Preliminary: against functional iteration
A head-final approach
Head initiality and roll-up phrasal movement
A Minor-Theoretic approach
Mirror Theory
Deriving the generalizations
The agreement prefix
Conclusion
Interface properties of clausal domains
Introduction
Higher clause structure
Information structure, discourse structure
Semantic restrictions on clausal position
Focus marking
Adnotninal elements
Statement
Anti-quantification and the syntax-semantics interface
Introduction
Wh-elements and focus
Bare quantifiers
Quantificational and cardinal determiners
A syntax-semantics mapping conjecture
Kiowa quantifiers
Clitic Left Dislocation
Pre-wft elements
Conclusion
Appendix
References
Index