Lexicality and Argument Structure

  title={Lexicality and Argument Structure},
  author={Joan Bresnan},
Argument structure has two faces, semantic and syntactic. On the semantic side, argument structure represents the core participants in events (states, processes) designated by a single predicator. From this point of view it appears as a type of representation of event structure. On the syntactic side, argument structure represents the minimal information needed to characterize the syntactic dependents of an argument-taking head. From this point of view it appears as a type of syntactic… CONTINUE READING
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