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Author Syea, Anand.

Title The syntax of Mauritian Creole / Anand Syea
Published London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, [2013]
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Series Bloomsbury studies in theoretical linguistics
Bloomsbury studies in theoretical linguistics.
Contents Introduction -- Structure of clauses -- Structure of noun phrases -- Tense, mood and aspect -- Negation and negative concord -- Verb complementation and structure of verbs -- Wh-movement and the structure of complementizer phrase
Summary Creole languages have in recent years become a valuable source of data for current theories of syntax and theories of child/adult language acquisition. However, grammars of these languages, particularly those couched within theoretical frameworks of one kind of another, are few and far between. This book contributes directly to creole linguistics by providing a detailed study of different aspects of the syntax of Mauritian creole within the theoretical framework of Principles and Parameters (Chomsky, 1981) and Minimalism (1995). It gives the reader a detailed account of the structure of this l
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Creole dialects, French -- Mauritius -- Syntax.
Morisyen language -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012039494
ISBN 1441130721
1441192077 (electronic bk.)
9781441130723 (ebook (epub)
9781441192073 (electronic bk.)