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Invariance in argument realization: The case of Iroquoian
(Linguistic Society of America, 2015)
The relevance of the concepts of local syntactic selection and constraints on locally selected dependents in modeling how arguments are syntactically realized has been virtually unchallenged and is assumed to be universal. ...
Raising doubts about Russian impersonals
(CSLI Publications, 2004)
The Russian data presented in Perlmutter and Moore (2002) seem to call into question the standard analysis of raising within Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG): In Russian, the case marking of the raising ...
What does it mean to be a dependent?
(CSLI Publications, 2003)
This paper shows that the Gerund Phrase (GP) in the Spanish Gerund Construction (e.g., El jefe entr´o a su oficina corriendo, lit. ‘The boss entered his office running’) is sometimes a complement (in SGCC) and sometimes ...
Inside-out constraints and Description Languages for HPSG
(CSLI Publications, 1998)
An important contrast between most current syntactic frameworks and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar or Lexical Functional Grammar (hereafter HPSG and LFG respectively) is the common insistence of the latter two on the ...
French Relative Clauses as Secondary Predicates: A case study in Construction Theory
Two properties characterize sign-based, constructional theories such as Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG) and Construction Grammar (CG). Firstly, phrases as well as words are organized in richly articulated ...