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Linguistic variation in the minimalist framework, M. Carme Picallo

Label
Linguistic variation in the minimalist framework
Title
Linguistic variation in the minimalist framework
Statement of responsibility
M. Carme Picallo
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Leading scholars in the field tackle a variety of current issues in linguistic variation from a minimalist perspective, including the role of parameters, the significance of syntactic factors in language variation, and the conditions imposed by narrow syntax
Member of
Dewey number
410.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Picallo, M. Carme,
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
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  • Linguistics
  • Language and languages
Target audience
specialized
Label
Linguistic variation in the minimalist framework, M. Carme Picallo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Syntactic variation and Minimalist inquiries; 1.1 The framework; 1.2 An overview of the volume; 1.2.1 Part I.The parametric approach:The PP revisited view; 1.2.2 Part II. Variation without parameters; Part I The Parametric Approach: The PP Revisited View; 2: On the elements of syntactic variation; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Origins of the parametric approach; 2.3 Some problems with the initial parametric model
  • 2.4 From 'parameters expressed in principles' to 'parameters in the functional lexicon'2.5 The theory of parameters in current models; 2.6 On the numerosity of parameters; 2.7 Broadening the picture: Language faculty vs. language as culture; 2.8 On the early acquisition of abstract grammatical properties; 2.9 Some experimental evidence; 2.10 Conclusions; 3: Types of cross-linguistic variation in case assignment; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Implications of a typology of agreement for case assignment; 3.3 Modalities of case assignment in Sakha (Turkic)
  • 3.4 On ergative case marking and its distribution3.5 Specificity of the object and dependent case marking; 3.6 Tense-Aspect splits and dependent case marking; 3.7 Variable case-marking languages versus consistent case-marking languages; 3.8 Conclusions; 4: Parameters and the three factors of language design; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 On the existence of parameters; 4.3 The three factors in linguistic phenomena; 4.4 Three factors in language variation; 4.5 On narrow-syntactic parameters; 4.6 Case study: Answers to yes/no questions; 4.7 Conclusion
  • 5: Cross-linguistic variation in the syntax of subjects5.1 Introduction: On language variation; 5.2 Variation in subject placement in interrogative sentences; 5.2.1 English, German, etc.: Subject DP-verb inversion; 5.2.2 Northern Italian dialects (NIDs) and French: Subject clitic-verb inversion; 5.2.3 French Complex Inversion; 5.2.4 Italian: TP-internal verb movement; 5.2.5 Intermediate conclusion; 5.2.6 Some related properties: Subject PPs; 5.2.7 Optional vs. obligatory verb movement; 5.2.8 Clitic/weak vs. strong subjects; 5.2.9 Some generalizations
  • 5.2.10 An account based on phases and feature inheritance5.3 Micro-variation in pro-drop; 5.3.1 Italian vs. NIDs; 5.3.2 Is pro-drop UG-restricted?; 5.3.3 A different account; 5.3.4 On 2nd person singular pronouns and Italian subjunctives; 5.3.5 On syncretisms; 5.4 Conclusion; 6: Contact and change in a Minimalist theory of variation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Datives in Central andWestern Basque; 6.2.1 Dative case; 6.2.2 Case, agreement, and the pre-dative suffix; 6.3 Changes in the North-Eastern varieties; 6.3.1 Spatial datives; 6.3.2 Datives in complex postpositions
Control code
ocn891701522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191772382
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891701522
Label
Linguistic variation in the minimalist framework, M. Carme Picallo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; 1: Introduction: Syntactic variation and Minimalist inquiries; 1.1 The framework; 1.2 An overview of the volume; 1.2.1 Part I.The parametric approach:The PP revisited view; 1.2.2 Part II. Variation without parameters; Part I The Parametric Approach: The PP Revisited View; 2: On the elements of syntactic variation; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Origins of the parametric approach; 2.3 Some problems with the initial parametric model
  • 2.4 From 'parameters expressed in principles' to 'parameters in the functional lexicon'2.5 The theory of parameters in current models; 2.6 On the numerosity of parameters; 2.7 Broadening the picture: Language faculty vs. language as culture; 2.8 On the early acquisition of abstract grammatical properties; 2.9 Some experimental evidence; 2.10 Conclusions; 3: Types of cross-linguistic variation in case assignment; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Implications of a typology of agreement for case assignment; 3.3 Modalities of case assignment in Sakha (Turkic)
  • 3.4 On ergative case marking and its distribution3.5 Specificity of the object and dependent case marking; 3.6 Tense-Aspect splits and dependent case marking; 3.7 Variable case-marking languages versus consistent case-marking languages; 3.8 Conclusions; 4: Parameters and the three factors of language design; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 On the existence of parameters; 4.3 The three factors in linguistic phenomena; 4.4 Three factors in language variation; 4.5 On narrow-syntactic parameters; 4.6 Case study: Answers to yes/no questions; 4.7 Conclusion
  • 5: Cross-linguistic variation in the syntax of subjects5.1 Introduction: On language variation; 5.2 Variation in subject placement in interrogative sentences; 5.2.1 English, German, etc.: Subject DP-verb inversion; 5.2.2 Northern Italian dialects (NIDs) and French: Subject clitic-verb inversion; 5.2.3 French Complex Inversion; 5.2.4 Italian: TP-internal verb movement; 5.2.5 Intermediate conclusion; 5.2.6 Some related properties: Subject PPs; 5.2.7 Optional vs. obligatory verb movement; 5.2.8 Clitic/weak vs. strong subjects; 5.2.9 Some generalizations
  • 5.2.10 An account based on phases and feature inheritance5.3 Micro-variation in pro-drop; 5.3.1 Italian vs. NIDs; 5.3.2 Is pro-drop UG-restricted?; 5.3.3 A different account; 5.3.4 On 2nd person singular pronouns and Italian subjunctives; 5.3.5 On syncretisms; 5.4 Conclusion; 6: Contact and change in a Minimalist theory of variation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Datives in Central andWestern Basque; 6.2.1 Dative case; 6.2.2 Case, agreement, and the pre-dative suffix; 6.3 Changes in the North-Eastern varieties; 6.3.1 Spatial datives; 6.3.2 Datives in complex postpositions
Control code
ocn891701522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191772382
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891701522

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