Minimal Indirect Reference : A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface
By: Seidl, Amanda.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (174 p.).ISBN: 9781136710216.Subject(s): SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Minimal Indirect Reference : A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology InterfaceDDC classification: 415 LOC classification: P325.5.R44 S45 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction ; 1.1 The problem; 1.2 Two accounts of the interface; 1.2.1 Indirect reference; 1.2.2 Direct reference; 1.3 The expressiveness of the phonological parser; 1.3.1 Indirect reference is too constrained; 1.3.2 Traditional indirect reference is not constrained enough; 1.3.3 Evidence in support of indirect reference: mismatches; 1.3.4 The advantages of a syntax-only account; 1.3.5 Empty categories and the interface; 1.4 Domain Paradoxes
1.5 A new proposal for the interface: Minimal Indirect Reference (MIR)1.6 Outline for the book; 1.7 Summary of proposals made in the book; 2 Domain Paradoxes; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The structure of the argument; 2.3 Domain Paradoxes and violations of domain clustering; 2.4 Domain clustering violations in Kpa Mende; 2.4.1 The domains for tone sandhi and mutations; 2.4.2 The solution to the domain clustering problems in Mende; 2.4.3 Supporting evidence from English; 2.4.4 Supporting evidence from Korean; 2.5 Kimatuumbi: another violation of domain clustering
2.5.1 A solution to the domain problem in Kimatuumbi2.5.2 In support of Odden's account; 2.6 LAYEREDNESS violations in Luganda; 2.6.1 A solution to the Luganda domain paradoxes; 2.7 Yoruba Domain Paradoxes; 2.7.1 The solution for Yoruba; 2.8 Summary of the chapter; 3 Contrasting various recent Phonological Domain Generators; 3.1 Four accounts of Chimwi:ni and Chicheŵa; 3.1.1 A relational account of Chimwi:ni; 126.96.36.199 A relational account cannot account for Chicheŵa; 3.1.2 An End-Based account of Chimwi:ni; 188.8.131.52 The End-Based theory cannot account for Chicheŵa
3.1.3 The Optimality Theoretic account184.108.40.206 Problems with the Optimality Theoretic account; 3.1.4 The Null Theory: a direct reference account of the interface ; 220.127.116.11 The Null Theory's account of German stress; 18.104.22.168 The Null Theory when applied to Chicheŵa; 3.2 The inadequacy of a theory which assumes a unique P; 4 The Minimal Indirect Reference approach; 4.1 A thumbnail sketch of MIR; 4.1.1 Other aspects of MIR; 4.2 Supporting evidence for theta-domains from Kinyamho; 4.3 Supporting evidence for theta-domains from Konni ; 4.4 Summary of the chapter; 5 MIR applied to the Bantu data
5.1 Two distinct patterns of phonological domains5.1.1 The single domain pattern; 5.1.2 The split domain pattern; 5.2 An important correlation; 5.3 How phonological domains are constructed; 5.4 A syntactic account of Bantu; 5.4.1 The symmetrical passive; 5.4.2 The asymmetrical passive; 5.5 Verb movement, object shift; 5.5.1 Asymmetric Bantu languages; 5.5.2 Symmetric Bantu languages; 22.214.171.124 Less movement in Asymmetric languages; 5.5.3 Sentences with OMs and passives; 5.5.4 Some variation in symmetrical languages: Chaga; 5.5.5 Some variation in asymmetrical languages: Chicheŵa
5.6 British English and phonological domains
This book investigates the nature of the relationship between phonology and syntax and proposes a theory of Minimal Indirect Reference that solves many classic problems relating to the topic.
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