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Functional HeadsThe Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7$
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Laura Brugé, Anna Cardinaletti, Giuliana Giusti, Nicola Munaro, and Cecilia Poletto

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199746736

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.001.0001

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Re Re Again

Re Re Again

What French re Shows about VP Structures, have and be Raising, and the Syntax/Phonology Interface*

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(p.253) Re Re Again
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Functional Heads
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Dominique Sportiche

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0020

This chapter, on the French repetitive particle re-, analyzes verb movement. The distribution of this lexical item provides important insights on the structure of the VP layer and on verb movement possibilities. It also shows that (some) apparently simple verbs must indeed be represented by several heads in the syntax, and that a syntactic decomposition provides grounds for explaining the relation between the interpretation of re- and its variable phonetic realization.

Keywords:   French repetitive particle, verb movement, syntactic decomposition

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