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By Anna Maria Di Sciullo

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Asymmetry in Grammar: Syntax and Semantics brings to fore the centrality of asymmetry in DP, vice chairman and CP. A finer grained articulation of the DP is proposed, and extra practical projections for restrictive family, in addition to a cultured analyses of case identity and presumptive pronouns. The papers on vice president talk about extra asymmetries between arguments, and among arguments and adjuncts. Double-object structures, specificational copula sentences, secondary predicates, and the scope houses of adjuncts are mentioned during this standpoint. The papers on CP suggest a different articulation of the phrasal projection, justifications for Remnant IP circulate, and an research of version in clause constitution asymmetries. The papers in semantics aid the speculation that interpretation is a functionality of configurational asymmetry. The type/token info distinction is additional argued to correspond to the partition among the higher and decrease point of the word. it's also proposed that time of View Roles aren't primitives of the pragmatic part, yet are head-dependent different types. Configurationality is additional argued to be required to tell apart contrastive from non-contrastive subject. Compositionality is proposed to provide an explanation for cross-linguistic diversifications within the selectional habit of typologically diverse languages.

The papers in syntax contain contributions from Antonia Androutsopoulou and Manuel Español-Echevarría, Dana Isac, Edit Jakab, Cedric Boeckx, Julie Anne Legate, Maria Cristina Cuervo, Jacqueline Guéron, Niina Zhang, Thomas Ernst, Manuela Ambar, Jean-Yves Pollock, Anna Maria Di Sciullo, Ilena Paul and Stanca Somesfalean.The papers on semantics comprise contributions of Greg Carlson,Peggy Speas and Carol Tenny, Chungmin Lee, and James Pustejovsky.

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E. the phenomenon illustrated in (11). . FP stands for Functional Projection (Cinque 1994). . We refer to examples like that in (i), which in Androutsopoulou (2000b) are assigned the structure in (ii): (i) to kokino to vivlio the red the book ‘the red book’ (ii) [DP toj [DP*3 [kokino]i [D*03 tj ] [DP*2 ti [D*02 tok ] [ [DP*1 [NP vivlio ]m [D*01 tk ] tm ti . Plural mass nouns like épinards “spinach” pattern with count nouns, cf. (14b), (15b): (i) J’ai mangé de/des bons épinards. ’ Épinards “spinach”, although a mass noun, is overtly marked for plural number, whereas vin “wine” is not.

Kayne, A. Fassi-Fehri, A. M. -Y. -T. Vinet. The usual disclaimers apply. . e. the phenomenon illustrated in (11). . FP stands for Functional Projection (Cinque 1994). . We refer to examples like that in (i), which in Androutsopoulou (2000b) are assigned the structure in (ii): (i) to kokino to vivlio the red the book ‘the red book’ (ii) [DP toj [DP*3 [kokino]i [D*03 tj ] [DP*2 ti [D*02 tok ] [ [DP*1 [NP vivlio ]m [D*01 tk ] tm ti . Plural mass nouns like épinards “spinach” pattern with count nouns, cf.

Partial N-raising is a standard assumption for a number of Romance languages as in Bernstein (1993), Cinque (1994), Valois (1991), among many others. . Chomsky (1998) discusses cases in which a probe and a goal (a head and a specifier, respectively, in standard terminology) entering into an agreement relation do not have the   Antonia Androutsopoulou and Manuel Español Echevarría same number of features and makes use of this fact to allow for a feature not to erase and thus, enter in multiple checking relations.

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