Structures, Strategies and Beyond
Author : Elisa Di Domenico
Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company
Release Date : 2015-08-15
ISBN 10 : 9789027268464
Pages : 421 pages
Rating : 4.8/5 (684 downloads)
Download Structures, Strategies and Beyond PDF Full Free by Elisa Di Domenico and published by John Benjamins Publishing Company. This book was released on 2015-08-15 with total page 421 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The volume contains 18 contributions from senior and junior scholars covering core issues within the theoretical investigation of the architecture and the mechanisms of the faculty of language, with particular emphasis on the computational component. They all pursue a comparative approach, investigating and comparing different languages and dialects or comparing different modes of acquisition, as in Adriana Belletti’s work, to whom the volume is dedicated. The papers in the first part (by Chomsky, Rizzi, Bianchi & Chesi, Cinque, Costa, Calabrese) deal with theoretical issues such as labeling, the cartography of structures and the locality of derivations in a broad sense. The papers in the second part (by Haegeman & Lohndal, Delfitto & Fiorin, Cruschina, Lahousse, Di Domenico and Contemori, Dal Pozzo & Matteini) concentrate on the realization of structure relative to discourse, particularly on topic and focus positions in the vP periphery, and on referential dependencies. The third part collects papers (by Cardinaletti & Volpato, Friedmann, Yachini & Szterman, Snyder & Hyams, Hamann & Tuller, Cecchetto & Donati, Grewendorf & Poletto) that specifically target intervention effects in relative clauses as apparent in different structures, different languages, and different populations.