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Verb movement: Verb movement and word order in Arabic
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Functional Categories and Parametric Variation
This book explores the idea that functional categories are the flesh and blood of grammar'. From within the context of the Principles and Parameters framework put forward by Chomsky and others, JamalExpand
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Remarks on Focus in Standard Arabic
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Introducing Transformational Grammar : From Principles and Parameters to Minimalism
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Language and linguistics theory phrase structure grammar the lexicon transformations X-bar theory theta theory case theory binding theory and control movement theory language variation and parameters the pro-drop parameter and null arguments some word order parameters incorporating phenomena clitics and clitic-placement raising versus lowering - the spilt infintive hypothesis the Minimalist Programme. Expand
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SENTENTIAL NEGATION, RELATIVISED MINIMALITY AND THE ASPECTUAL STATUS OF AUXILIARIES
morpheme in much the same way that the English AGR paradigm is realised in terms of abstract elements. The fact that ne tends to be dropped in a sense puts Colloquial French in the group of languagesExpand
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Subject-extraction, negation and the antiagreement effect
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This paper deals with the relationship between subject agreement and extracted subjects. Expand
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Introducing Transformational Grammar: From Rules to Principles and Parameters
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Language and linguistic theory a phrase structure grammar transformations x-bar theory theta theory case theory binding theory and cross-linguistic variation. Expand
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Semitic Relatives
This article evaluates a promotion-based analysis for Semitic relatives along the lines of Kayne 1994 and compares it with an alternative analysis that does not make use of promotion but shares withExpand
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Focus and Arabic Clefts
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The syntax of head movement: a study of Berber
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The thesis investigates the syntactic properties of head-movement processes as well as the structures of phrasal categories. Expand
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