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Author Ruda, Marta, author

Title On the syntax of missing objects : a study with special reference to English, Polish, and Hungarian / Marta Ruda
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]
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Series Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today (LA), 0166-0829 ; volume 244
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 244
Contents ""On the Syntax of Missing Objects""; ""Editorial page""; ""Title page""; ""LCC data""; ""Table of contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""Comparing and contrasting English, Polish, and Hungarian""; ""Structure of the current work""; ""Part I.A theory of missing objects""; ""Chapter 1. Missing objects in English, Polish, and Hungarian: Developing a theoretical analysis""; ""1.1 Modelling missing objects: Previous approaches""; ""1.1.1 Structures with missing objects are unergative""; ""1.1.2 Missing objects are null variables bound by a null topic""
""1.1.3 Missing objects are null pronouns linked to a projection in the left periphery""""1.1.4 Missing objects are pro""; ""1.1.5 Missing objects are deleted full NPs/DPs""; ""1.1.6 Missing objects are inside deleted VPs in verb-standing VP ellipsis""; ""1.1.7 Missing objects are the feature complex {[D], [Ï#x86;]} or {[Ï#x86;]}""; ""1.1.8 Missing objects are null bare nouns""; ""1.1.9 Missing objects are represented by the nominal categorial feature""; ""1.2 Lexical encoding of object drop""; ""1.3 Present analysis: Conclusions from the data""; ""1.4 Present analysis: Basic assumptions""
""3.1 Definite missing objects as partial pronominal structures""""3.2 The structure of pronouns in English, Polish, and Hungarian""; ""3.3 Definite missing objects: Syntactic representation, silence, and interpretation""; ""3.3.1 Definite missing objects in English""; ""3.3.2 Definite missing objects in Polish""; ""3.3.3 Definite missing objects in Hungarian""; ""3.3.3.1 Missing objects and verbal conjugation""; ""3.3.3.2 [pl] marker as the blocking factor""; ""3.3.3.3 First/second-person plural objects""; ""3.3.4 An alternative: Null D in English and Polish""
""3.4 Definite missing objects as n or DP: Conclusion""""Part II. The phenomenon: Further empirical facts and theoretical considerations""; ""Chapter 4. Interpretive properties of missing objects""; ""4.1 General introduction: Anaphoricity and definiteness""; ""4.2 Non-anaphoric missing objects""; ""4.2.1 Analytical possibilities: Lexical ambiguity""; ""4.2.2 Analytical possibilities: Syntactic transitivity""; ""4.2.3 Analytical possibilities: Antipassive""; ""4.2.4 A special case: Human object""; ""4.2.5 A special case: Characteristic property of the instrument""
""Chapter 2. Indefinite missing objects""""2.1 A transitive analysis of indefinite object drop""; ""2.2 Indefinite missing objects as n""; ""2.2.1 Silence of n""; ""2.2.2 Meaning of n""; ""2.2.3 Indefinite missing objects and incorporation""; ""2.2.4 Syntactic activity of the missing object""; ""2.3 The manner and result components of verb meaning""; ""2.4 Summary and extensions""; ""2.4.1 Extensions: Arbitrary missing objects and control""; ""2.4.2 Extensions: Read Ãı versus kan-shu â#x80;#x98;read-bookâ#x80;#x99;""; ""Chapter 3. Definite missing objects""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 09, 2017)
Subject English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Hungarian
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Polish
Generative grammar
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax
Hungarian language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English
Hungarian language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Polish
Polish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English
Polish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Hungarian
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Hungarian.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Polish.
Generative grammar.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Hungarian language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Polish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017047436
ISBN 902726483X (electronic book)
9789027264831 (electronic book)
(hardcover)