Xp-Adjunction in Universal Grammar : Scrambling and Binding in Hindi-Urdu

Xp-Adjunction in Universal Grammar : Scrambling and Binding in Hindi-Urdu

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One of the most hotly debated phenomena in natural language is that of leftward argument scrambling. This book investigates the properties of Hindi-Urdu scrambling to show that it must be analyzed as uniformly a focality-driven XP-adjunction operation. It proposes a novel theory of binding and coreference that not only derives the coreference effects in scrambled constructions, but has important consequences for the proper formulation of binding, crossover, reconstruction, and representational economy in the minimalist program. The book will be of interest not only to specialists in Hindi-Urdu syntax and/or scrambling, but to all students of generative syntax.Scrambling and Binding in Hindi-Urdu New Delhi Ayesha Kidwai Assistant Professor of Linguistics Jawaharlal Nehru University. to either VP or TP will never be ... This chapter constitutes answers to the major questions. I have shown that a anbsp;...


Title:Xp-Adjunction in Universal Grammar : Scrambling and Binding in Hindi-Urdu
Author: New Delhi Ayesha Kidwai Assistant Professor of Linguistics Jawaharlal Nehru University
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2000-04-10
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