Clefts and their Relatives.

Cleft constructions have long presented an analytical challenge for syntactic theory. This monograph argues that clefts and related constructions cannot be analysed in a straightforwardly compositional manner. Instead, it proposes that the locality conditions on modification (for example by a restri...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Reeve, Matthew.
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012.
Series:Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today.
Online Access:CONNECT