Jenny Dalalakis

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Specific language impairment (SLI) is characterized by difficulties in inflectional morphology. Here we investigate SLI morphological competence to build and represent complex word structure. We examine the findings of two tasks where SLI subjects' performance is compared to that of controls: (a) plural formation and (b) compound formation. Subjects were(More)
We propose an analysis for expletive-associate constructions within the minimalist framework outlined by Chomsky (1991, and later). Specifically, we argue that the expletive is an argument expression that must raise to the (most) external subject position in order to satisfy the Extended Projection Principle and check nominative case, while number agreement(More)
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