Projection and Phrase Structure

@article{Brody1998ProjectionAP,
  title={Projection and Phrase Structure},
  author={M. Brody},
  journal={Linguistic Inquiry},
  year={1998},
  volume={29},
  pages={367-398}
}
  • M. Brody
  • Published 1998
  • Mathematics
  • Linguistic Inquiry
  • Perfect Syntax dispenses with the idea of externally forced imperfections in syntax. This article presents a system of principles relating (L) LF representations and lexical items that aims to be compatible with this assumption. The core of this theory is that phrase structures are viewed as projection lines (lexical items and their projections) linked by an Insert relation. This explains uniqueness and locality of projection, the fact that phrases and nonphrasal elements can immediately… CONTINUE READING
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