Operations on Lexical Forms: Unaccusative Rules in Germanic Languages

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  title={Operations on Lexical Forms: Unaccusative Rules in Germanic Languages},
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  year={2005}
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  • Published 2005
This thesis describes a theory of relation changing rules In LFG, concentrating on rules which distinguish between unaccusative and unergative verbs. I call these rules Unaccusative Rules (URs). In order to handle URs I introduce a new mechanism which I call Argument Classification (AC) which mediates betwe\3n thematic roles and grammatical functions, AC puts thematic arguments into one of four argument classes: unexpressed, semantically restricted, subjective unrestricted, and general… CONTINUE READING
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