Locality And The Architecture Of Syntactic Dependencies

Hardcover | May 15, 2007

byLuis López, Luis López

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A study on minimalist syntax develops an empirical argument for a crash-proof computational system. A crash-proof system is obtained if syntactic dependencies are strictly local (i.e. there is no long-distance Agree). Apparent long-distance dependencies turn out to be the outcome of a recursive chain on local complex dependencies. This framework allows for novel analyses of quirky subjects in Icelandic and Spanish, indefinite SE in Spanish and different types of expletive constructions in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Icelandic.

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A study on minimalist syntax develops an empirical argument for a crash-proof computational system. A crash-proof system is obtained if syntactic dependencies are strictly local (i.e. there is no long-distance Agree). Apparent long-distance dependencies turn out to be the outcome of a recursive chain on local complex dependencies. This...

LUIS LÓPEZ is an Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. He is the author of over a dozen articles on syntactic theory in refereed journals and edited books. In 2005-6 he was the recipient of a fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 8.72 × 5.72 × 0.8 inPublished:May 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230507727

ISBN - 13:9780230507722

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Agree, Move, A-Dependencies * Complex Dependencies: Nominative Objects. * Complex Dependencies: The Quirkiest Subject. * References * Index