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Second language acquisition: Theoretical and experimental issues in contemporary research
To what extent, if any, does Universal Grammar (UG) constrain second language (L2) acquisition? This is not only an empirical question, but one which is currently investigable. In this context, L2Expand
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A Derivational Approach to Syntactic Relations
This book explores the central concept of "syntactic relation" arguing that certain fundamental relations such as c-command, dominance and checking relations can be explained within a derivational approach to structure-building. Expand
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Derivation and explanation in the Minimalist Program
Derivation and explanation: Samuel David Epstein & T. Daniel Seely. Expand
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Derivations in minimalism
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Orientation and goals 2. On the elimination of A-chains 3. On the elimination of the EPP 4. More challenges to the elimination of the EPP: some movement cases 5. ExploringExpand
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Quantifier-pro and the LF representation of PROarb
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Labeling by Minimal Search: Implications for Successive- Cyclic A-Movement and the Conception of the Postulate ‘‘Phase’’
We argue that Chomsky’s (2013) ‘‘label identification by minimal search’’ explains ‘‘obligatory exit’’ from intermediate positions, not only in the successive-cyclic Ā-movement phenomena that ChomskyExpand
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Structure Building That Can't Be
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Rule Applications as Cycles in a Level-Free Syntax
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Minimal Ideas: syntactic studies in the minimalist framework
1. Bibliographical Information 2. List of Contributors 3. Preface 4. Introduction (by Epstein, Samuel David) 5. The Minimal Links of Verb (Projection) Raising (by Dikken, Marcel den) 6. Shortest MoveExpand
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