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Event Structure and the Left Periphery Studies on Hungarian

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ISBN-10: 1402047533

ISBN-13: 9781402047534

Edition: 2008

Authors: Katalin �. Kiss, Katalin E. Kiss

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This book provides substantial new results in a novel field of research examining the syntactic and semantic consequences of event structure. The studies of this volume examine the hypothesis that event structure correlates with word order, the presence or absence of the verbal particle, the [+/- specific] feature of the internal argument, aspect, focusing, negation, and negative quantification, among others. The results reported concern the telicising vs. perfectivizing role of the verbal particle; the syntactic and semantic differences of verbs denoting a delimited change, and those denoting creation or coming into being; evidence of viewpoint aspect in a language with no morphological…    
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Book details

List price: $169.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 8/11/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.32" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Aims and Background
The Function and the Syntax of the Verbal Particle
Verbal Particles Telicizing Stative Psych Verbs
Definiteness Effect Verbs
Weak and Strong Accomplishments
Particles and a Two Component Theory of Aspect
From the Grammaticalization of Viewpoint Aspect to the Grammaticalization of Situation Aspect
Accusative Case and Aspect
Apparent or Real? On the Complementary Distribution of Identificational Focus and the Verbal Particle
Aspect, Negation and Quantifiers
Predicates, Negative Quantifiers and Focus: Specificity and Quantificationality of N-Words