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Beyond Functional Sequence: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 10

Ur Shlonsky

Abstract

Functional sequencing has been one of the major empirical goals of the 20-year old cartographic enterprise in Syntax. The papers in this collection extend this goal in several directions. Several chapters consider the impact of functional sequence on the semantics and pragmatics of focus. Others discuss the distortion of the functional sequence, as it were, by movement, and the relation between cartographic maps and the case/agreement system. Developments in the cartography of the left periphery of the clause and the noun phrase are the subject of a third group of papers. The determination of ... More

Keywords: syntactic Cartography, focus, clause structure, syntactic theory, functional projection, left periphery

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190210588
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210588.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ur Shlonsky, author
Professor in the Department of Linguistics, University of Geneva

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