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Identificational focus versus information focus
This article argues that identificational focus, which expresses exhaustive identification and occupies the specifier of a functional projection, must be distinguished in language description from
Syntax of Hungarian
1. Introduction 2. The topic-predicate articulation of the sentence 3. The minimal predicate 4. Focusing 5. Quantification 6. Negation 7. The noun phrases 8. The postpositional phrase 9. Non-finite
Configurationality in Hungarian
0. Introduction.- 1 Previous Analyses of Hungarian Phrase Structure.- 1.1. The 'Free Word Order', or Fully Non-configurational Approach.- 1.2. The 'NP VP', or Fully Configurational Approach.- 1.3.
Discourse configurational languages
This is the first study to apply methods of comparative syntax to the study of topic and focus, and address important theoretical questions in the framework of generative theory.
Characterization of fig operon mutants of Francisella novicida U112.
When ferric rhizoferrin was added to the iron-limited media, growth of the figA, figB, figC, and figD mutants was restored to levels similar to those obtained in iron-replete media, however, this exogenously added siderophore could not rescue the figE mutant.
Multiple Topic, One Focus?
The paper argues against the assumption that in languages with structural focus, there can be several topics but only one focus per clause and shows that the recurring FPs can be separated by intervening TopP and QP projections.
Structural focus and exhaustivity
  • K. Kiss
  • Computer Science
  • 29 October 2009