Unaccusative Syntax and Verbal Alternations

  title={Unaccusative Syntax and Verbal Alternations},
  author={David Embick and Elena Anagnostopoulou and Karlos Arregi and Rajesh Bhatt and Rolf Noyer},
  • David Embick, Elena Anagnostopoulou, +2 authors Rolf Noyer
  • Published 2003
features present on the functional heads in the syntax are spelled out with phonological content in the process of Vocabulary Insertion, which takes place in morphology. Individual Vocabulary Items consist of a phonological exponent and the features that it is associated with.  us, for example, the English plural /-z/ is associated with the following Vocabulary Item: -z []. Vocabulary Items are inserted such that the item with the greatest subset of the features on a node will win out over… CONTINUE READING
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