Artemis Alexiadou

Susann Fischer1
Martina Junker1
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INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Principled accounts of syntactic parsing like the garden path theory (Frazier 1978, see Frazier & Clifton 1996 for further references) have always presupposed that the heuristic strategies that characterize the behavior of the human parser in e.g. the case of a local ambiguity are nothing but descriptive characterizations of more(More)
This paper deals with word order variation that relates to patterns of information structure. The empirical focus of the paper is a comparison of Italian and Greek word order patterns. The paper will address, however, issues of word order typology in general. The main line of argumentation is one according to which syntax directly reflects information(More)
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