An appendix presents the essentials of a unified theory of copular sentences, which plays a central role in the argument and has several important consequences for syntax, for example, for expletives and locality. This article investigates the syntax of the phrasefinal focus particles kuphela and qha only in zulu and xhosa nguni. Drawing from much work in the antisymmetry tradition kayne 1994 and subsequent work, kayne 2018 has recently argued that syntactic representations involve linear as well as hierarchicalorganization i. Notes on the antisymmetry of syntax 1 overview in what proved to be probably the most influential principlesandparameters manuscript of the last year, kayne 1993 has proposed 1 a linear correspondence axiom which together with a particular definition of asymmetric c. Antisymmetry in mgg, from ss onward, linear order is represented explicitly in the psrs.
An influential proposal at the end of the gbppt era is antisymmetry theory kayne 1994. This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. Cam bridge uni versi ty press, 345368 k oster, jan. For one thing, he argues that it provides too many degrees of freedom. Doctoral dissertation, university of connecticutstorrs 1994. He is the editor of oxford studies in comparative syntax, and author of french syntax 1975, connectedness and binary branching 1984, the antisymmetry of syntax 1994, parameters and universals 2000, movement and silence 2005, and comparisons and contrasts 2010. Antisymmetry wikipedia in linguistics antisymmetry is a theory of syntactic linearization presented in richard kaynes 1994 monograph the antisymmetry of syntax the crux of this theory is that hierarchical structure in natural language maps universally onto a particular surface linearization namely specifierheadcomplement branching order the theory derives a version of xbar theory kayne. To understand what is meant by hierarchical structure, consider the sentence, the king of. In this paper we show that an antisymmetry approach to the righthand head rule eventually is to be preferred on empirical grounds, because it. According to this theory, phrase structure always completely determines linear order, so that if two phrases differ in linear order, they must also differ in hierarchical structure. As kayne 1994 has shown, the theory of antisymmetry of syntax also provides an explanation of a structural property of morphological complexes, the righthand head rule. Kayne 1994 further consequences, in the antisymmetry of syntax cambridge, mass mit press, pp. Click download or read online button to get il materiale e l immaginario book now. This dissertation examines the syntax of headed relative clauses in english and italian in the light of kaynes 1994 antisymmetry theory.
The antisymmetry of syntax volume 25 of linguistic inquiry monographs, issn 10497501 volume 25 of monographs, linguistic inquiry. The antisymmetry of syntax linguistic inquiry monographs pdf. The oxford handbook of comparative syntax edited by guglielmo cinque and richard s. English syntax and comparing structures within the family. Binding and the structure of np in serbocroatian abstract. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The antisymmetry of syntax proposes a restrictive theory of word for example, english and japanese phrases consisting of a verb and its complement are thought of as symmetrical to one another, differing only in linear order. The antisymmetry of syntax kayne 1994 takes a close look at the x. We show that kuphelas and qhas associations with a focused constituent respect the complex topography of information structure in nguni and, like english only, a surface ccommand requirement. Intervention effects in grammar and language acquisition. The antisymmetry of syntax linguistic inquiry monographs. This quote also serves to highlight the particular grammatical or theoretical issue that is primarily discussed in the relevant article.
Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Notes on the antisymmetry of syntax scholarlycommons. Pdf microparametric syntax and minimalist syntax r. Antisymmetry is a theory of syntactic linearization presented in richard kaynes 1994 monograph the antisymmetry of syntax. More specifically, richard kayne shows that asymmetric ccommand. A structure for the armenian clauses is introduced in this chapter and, on evidence from indefinites and case theory, it is argued that although armenian is an sov language, it has a head initial ip and vp. The antisymmetry of syntax proposes a restrictive theory of word order and phrase. In this book, barbara citko sets out to tackle these questions and offers a unified approach to a number of phenomena that have so far been studied only in isolation.
Pdf week 6 kaynes antisymmetry of syntaxmerge vs move. This follows from kaynes antisymmetry in syntax where it is argued that all languages are head initial. From a broad variety of perspectives the exchange between drama and theatre of the anglophone and the germanophone worlds and their mutual influence are. The linear correspondence axiom, the centerpiece of kaynes theory. However, unlike english only, the zulu and xhosa particles.
Readings in the structure of language englewood cliffs, nj prenticehall koizumi, m. With binary branching adopted, 3 above shall be rewritten as 5 below, where the merges with ball into an np which in turn merges with kick into a vp. Kayne proposed to remove observed linear order as a grammatical primitive and to treat it as dependent on configuration. On the basis of a series of binding facts, this paper argues that serbocroatian sc does not project dp and that dp is not a universal property of language. Il materiale e l immaginario download ebook pdf, epub. Zwart 1997 dutch as an svo language, in morphosyntax of verb movement. Several articles relate issues raised in chomskys first two minimalist papers to the basic ideas in kaynes book, the antisymmetry of syntax 1994, distributed in part in manuscript form in 1993. This volume makes a seminal contribution to an field at the intersection of literary and cultural criticism, comparative literature, and theatre as well as translation studies. The antisymmetry of syntax proposes a restrictive theory of word order and phrase structure that denies this assumption. It is shown that a number of binding contrasts between english and. This theory predicts a lexical item that is cliticlike morphosyntactically, but wordlike phonologically.
The book is selfcontained, with a synopsis of current theories of movement and a synthetic presentation of the theory of antisymmetry. Rohrbacher, bernhard, notes on the antisymmetry of syntax 1994. In linguistics, antisymmetry is a theory of syntactic linearization presented in richard kaynes 1994 monograph the antisymmetry of syntax. The antisymmetry of syntax kayne 1994 pdf download 3d39b66ab9 henry m morris pdf downloadiec 60227 6 pdf downloadpriscilla shirer dis. The antisymmetry of syntax linguistic inquiry monographs linguistic inquiry monographs 25 volume 25 kayne, richard s. Nellipsis and the structure of noun phrases in chinese. Whcopying, phases, and successive cyclicity sciencedirect. Kayne is silver professor in the department of linguistics at new york university. Things we expect to see arent there, and now we have to explain why. An interdisciplinary reader in philosophy, linguistics and psychology. A minimalist approach to the syntax of dutch dordrecht.
Kayne new york university may, 2017 revised version 1. Kaynes book is divided into ten chapters, the first five of which house his influential suggestion that the linear order of formatives in a syntactic representation is dependent on their hierarchical arrangement. The most recent development posits that movement is forced by morphological. The crux of this theory is that hierarchical structure in natural language maps universally onto a particular surface linearization, namely specifierheadcomplement branching order. Seediq antisymmetry and final particles in a formosan. Kaynes conjecture kayne 1994 that hierarchical asymmetry universally corresponds to linear temporal precedence is not straightforwardly supported by the phenomena of turkish, a wellstudied. Review of kayne 1994 the antisymmetry of syntax date. Kayne, richard 1994 the antisymmetry of syntax, mit press, cambridge.
Consequences of antisymmetry for the syntax of headed. Does symmetry in syntax exist, and if it does, how do we account for it. Against such a view, kayne 1994 proposes that clrd is the covert. The english literary society of japan produced and listed by. This paper proposes a restatement of the leftness condition on quantifier binding in configurational terms in the framework of kaynes 1994 antisymmetry theory.1561 1068 262 320 323 1336 656 223 1189 322 1560 601 231 1492 135 1028 1332 1655 1107 218 1423 1163 1304 55 1137 437 1005 1125 442 1499 1616 76 904 147 1463 39 306 1078 503 401 1286 576 346