Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition

Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition

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In this collection of essays, the author addresses the central issues in syntax theory, comparative syntax and the theoretically conscious study of language acquisition. Key topics are explored, including the properties of null elements and the theory of parameters. Some of the essays presented here have been highly influential in their field, while others are published for the first time.Agr is not weak in this case; hence, principle (95) should allow a referential interpretation of pro. In fact, the ... This follows from principle (96) and the assumption that quasi arguments are special kinds of arguments, given the natural additional ... my car.a#39; b Je me suis retrouvAc avec [ma voiture a rAcparer]. a#39;I ended up with my car to repair.a#39; ii a On est parti avec pro. b *Je me suis retrouvAc avec [pro a rAcparer].

Title:Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition
Author:Luigi Rizzi
Publisher:Routledge - 2003-09-02


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