By Valéria Molnár, Susanne Winkler
The structure of concentration deals the main detailed and up to date characterization of the proposal of concentration in linguistic idea. the quantity comprises brand-new and cutting edge papers that focus on the character of concentration and subject on the interfaces of the version of grammar. There are 4 major sections: (i) a basic part, keen on the elemental concept of the interplay of concentration and subject with the elements of grammar; (ii) the illustration of concentration on the syntax-pragmatics interface focusing on language comparability; (iii) the phonological illustration of concentration and subject and its relation to which means; and (iv) the interplay of concentration and subject on the semantics-pragmatics interface with an emphasis at the concept of distinction. jointly the papers gathered during this quantity current a cutting-edge account of the structure of concentration.
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On the minimal functional structure of the German clause. ), 83-103. Tübingen. Halliday, Michael A. K. 1967 Notes on transitivity and theme in English, part 2. Journal of Linguistics 3: 199-244. Hartmann, Katharina this vol. Focus constructions in Hausa. ), 579-607. Hedberg, Nancy this vol. Topic-focus controversies. ), 373-397. Hockett, Charles Francis 1958 A Course in Modern Linguistics. New York: Macmillan. Huber, Stefan this vol. The complex functions of ii-clefts. ), 549-578. Jackendoff, Ray S.
Arbeitspapiere des Sonderforschungsbereichs 340 'Sprachtheoretische Grundlagen für die Computerlinguistik' 51. Universität Stuttgart/Universität Tübingen. 2003 Towards a typology of focus and focus constructions. Linguistics 41 (1): 1-50. to appear Phases and the typology of focus constructions. ). ) Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins. Exploring the architecture of focus in grammar 25 Drubig, Hans Bernhard, and Wolfram Schaffar 2001 Focus constructions. ), Vol. 2, 1079-1104. ) Berlin: de Gruyter.
Agreement, case) enable disambiguation. Since overt morphology is not visible in syntax, this requirement must be formulated as a post-spell-out constraint further strengthening the argument for an analysis of topicalization as phonological dislocation. 1 4 The examples in (18) (from Becker-Christensen 1995: 56) illustrate topicalization in Danish: (18) a. Hun hilste pä Ole. Ham havde hun ikke m0dt f0r... She greeted Ole. Him had she not met before 'She greeted Ole. ' b. A: B: Pr0v sä at se Try to look Men, der har but, there have i skujfen.
Architecture of Focus by Valéria Molnár, Susanne Winkler