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A Selectional Theory Of Adjunct Control

A Selectional Theory Of Adjunct Control

by Idan Landau

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|October 19, 2021

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A novel, systematic theory of adjunct control, explaining how and why adjuncts shift between obligatory and nonobligatory control. Control in adjuncts involves a complex interaction of syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, which so far has resisted systematic…
Control in Generative Grammar: A Research Companion

Control in Generative Grammar: A Research Companion

by Idan Landau

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|February 21, 2013

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The subject of nonfinite clauses is often missing, and yet is understood to refer to some linguistic or contextual referent (e.g. 'Bill preferred __ to remain silent' is understood as 'Bill preferred that he himself would remain silent'). This dependency is…
Elements of Control: Structure and Meaning in Infinitival Constructions

Elements of Control: Structure and Meaning in Infinitival Constructions

by Idan Landau

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|November 30, 2001

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1. THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS OF CONTROL Imagine you are a child faced with the daunting task of acquiring the grammar of control in your language. You toddle around buoyantly (you should be past 3 by now), occasionally bumping into acoustic signals that…
Elements of Control: Structure and Meaning in Infinitival Constructions

Elements of Control: Structure and Meaning in Infinitival Constructions

by Idan Landau

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|March 7, 2016

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This book offers a new outlook on the derivation and interpretation of control constructions. It clears up some common misconceptions about the nature of control, as well as sharpening the empirical challenges that face any comprehensive theory in this domain.…