Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Syntax of EllipsisEvidence from Dutch Dialects$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195375640

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 August 2018

General Conclusions

General Conclusions

Chapter:
(p.244) 17 General Conclusions
Source:
The Syntax of Ellipsis
Author(s):

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0017

This chapter provides a summary of the entire book and lists its main conclusions and consequences for the syntax of ellipsis and the theory of syntax on the one hand, and for Dutch dialect syntax on the other. With respect to the first, the book has argued that both the PF-deletion and the pro-theory are needed to account for the full range of elliptical phenomena attested in natural language. This chapter briefly explores what the relation beween the two theories might be and suggests that pro is only used as Last Resort when PF-deletion is unavailable. With respect to Dutch dialect syntax, the chapter argues that all the variation attested in this book can be reduced to the lexical properties of the elements involved.

Keywords:   PF-deletion, pro, Last Resort, summary, conclusions, variation, lexical properties

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .