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Displaced dependent constructions

Arnold, D and Sadler, L (2013) Displaced dependent constructions. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

An LFG treatment is proposed for 'Displaced Dependents' in English, including dependents of Degree Words, such as 'so', 'too', etc. and certain adjectives (e.g. 'difficult'), as in examples like 'too complex for anyone to understand', 'a difficult problem for anyone to understand' where 'for anyone to understand' is dependent on 'too' and 'di fficult' respectively, but is not adjacent to them.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: _not provided_
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
Depositing User: Doug Arnold
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 09:46
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2018 18:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/8649

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