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The grammar of raising and control a course in syntactic argumentation by William D. Davies

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.,
  • Generative grammar -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-373) and indexes.

StatementWilliam D. Davies and Stanley Dubinsky.
ContributionsDubinsky, Stanley, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP291 .D38 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3680812M
ISBN 100631233016, 0631233024
LC Control Number2003025118

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  The Grammar of Raising and Control surveys analyses across a range of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic Standard Theory analysis () to current proposals within the Minimalist Program, and provides readers with a critical understanding of these, helping them in the process to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general. The Grammar of Raising and Control: A Course in Syntactic Argumentation by Davies, William D.; Dubinsky, Stanley and a great selection of related books, . The Grammar of Raising and Control surveys analyses across a range of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic Standard Theory analysis () to current proposals within the Minimalist Program, and provides readers with a critical understanding of these, helping them in the process to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general. % 2% material%fromprevious%sections%todeliberateontheinventoryofsilentcategories employed%in%modern%syntactic%theories.%Section%5%outlines%some%remaining%issues%in%.

Buy The Grammar of Raising and Control by William D. Davies, Stanley Dubinsky from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Citation Polinsky Maria. "Raising and control." In The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax: Grammar and Syntax, ed. Marcel den Dikken, Section 3 shows the main approaches to raising and control in unification-‐based lexicalist theories. Section 4 uses the * I am grateful to Youssef Haddad, Hazel Pearson, Eric Potsdam,Greg Scontras, and Barbara Stiebels for helpful discussions of. The distinction between raising and control verbs. To our knowledge, all theories agree that raising and control verbs differ at least these verb types may perhaps have the same syntactic properties, a raising verb takes one complement or subject which is not semantically an argument of this verb.

e. The “null case” proposal (only control Infl assigns it, only PRO can bear it). f. PRO and trace are distinct (i.e., PRO exists). g. Raising and control are substantially different. h. The “control module” exists, that is, there is a special component of grammar that. Raising control. Article The latter part of the book shows that such a case grammar is part of a general notional grammar - a grammar whose categories and structures are notionally based, in.   In other syntactic frameworks, the representational difference between (5) and (6) is even more marked—for example, in certain varieties of Lexicalized Tree Adjoining grammar (LTAG), the raising example (6) would not be assumed to include an empty infinitival subject at all 4, while the control example (5) would include PRO, as in the. 7 Raising and Control Constructions Raising and Control Predicates Differences between Raising and Control Verbs Subject Raising and Control Object Raising and Control A Simple Transformational Approach A Nontransformational Approach Identical Syntactic Structures