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Directionality and Logical Form: On the Scope of Focusing Particles and Wh-In-Situ

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Directionality and Logical Form: On the Scope of Focusing Particles and Wh-in-situ - Bayer, Josef
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Directionality and Logical Form provides a detailed treatment of the syntax of focusing particles, such as only and even in a cross-linguistic perspective. The derivation of logical forms is shown to be under the control, not only of the ECP and subjacency, but also of directionality of government and the particular word-order parameter that holds in a given language: head-final languages systematically disallow certain derivations or readings that are available in head-initial languages. The reason is that heads ...

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Directionality and Logical Form: On the Scope of Focusing Particles and Wh-in-situ 2010, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789048146239

Paperback

Directionality and Logical Form: On the Scope of Focusing Particles and Wh-In-Situ 1995, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780792337522

1996 edition

Hardcover