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Weak Island Semantics$
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Márta Abrusán

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199639380

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639380.001.0001

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
Weak Island Semantics

Márta Abrusán

Oxford University Press

The introductory chapter starts with a brief overview of the topic of island violations. It presents previous syntactic and semantic proposals about weak islands, discussing their merits and weaknesses. Section 3 presents some of the basic assumptions about the semantics of questions that the book uses. The last section gives brief overviews of the remaining chapters.

Keywords:   weak islands, island violations, intervention effects, semantics of questions, syntactic constraints on movement, syntactic rules, locality principles

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