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...
John Benjamins Pub. Co.,
|Series:||Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today.