The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

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The Syntax of Ellipsis investigates a number of elliptical constructions found in Dutch dialects within the framework of the Minimalist Program. Using two case studies, Van Craenenbroeck argues that both the PF-deletion and the pro-theory of ellipsis are needed to account for the full range of elliptical phenomena attested in natural language. The first case study focuses on instances of stranding to the right of a sluiced wh-phrase: prepositions in English (What about?) and demonstrative pronouns in southern Dutch ...

The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195375657

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The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195375640

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