Argument Structure, Valence, and Binding

@article{Manning1998ArgumentSV,
  title={Argument Structure, Valence, and Binding},
  author={Christopher D. Manning and I. Sag},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Linguistics},
  year={1998},
  volume={21},
  pages={107-144}
}
This paper develops within HPSG a model of grammar with two syntactic levels, valence lists and argument structure, at which sentences may have different representations: syntactically ergative and Western Austronesian languages are distinctive by allowing different prominence orderings between the valence lists and argument structure, while forms like passives and causatives have nested argument structure lists. While binding theory and related phenomena have traditionally been described in… Expand

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