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Minimal Indirect Reference : A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface.

By: Seidl, Amanda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (174 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 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 2001Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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 Kimatuumbi -- 2.5.2 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 -- 3.1.1.2 A relational account cannot account for Chicheŵa -- 3.1.2 An End-Based account of Chimwi:ni -- 3.1.2.2 The End-Based theory cannot account for Chicheŵa -- 3.1.3 The Optimality Theoretic account -- 3.1.3.1 Problems with the Optimality Theoretic account.
3.1.4 The Null Theory: a direct reference account of the interface -- 3.1.4.1 The Null Theory's account of German stress -- 3.1.4.2 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 domains -- 5.1.1 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 -- 5.5.2.1 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 -- 5.7 Summary and further directions -- 6 Revisiting the visibility conditions on rules -- 6.1 What is a functional projection? -- 6.1.1 The Government Binding view of lexical categories -- 6.1.2 Baker's view of the categories -- 6.1.3 Adjectives and the lexical/functional distinction -- 6.1.4 Is vP relevant to the phonology? -- 6.1.4.1 The lexical/functional distinction and the Bantu -- 6.2 Stress in Spanish -- 7 Kaisse (1985) and MIR -- 7.1 The Connected Speech proposal for the interface -- 7.1.1 The data CS succeeds in explaining -- 7.1.1.1 A P2 rule: Flapping -- 7.1.1.2 A P1 rule: Raddoppiamento Sintattico -- 7.2 Problems with CS and differences between CS and MIR.
7.2.1 P2 rules are not just rules of fast speech -- 7.2.1.1 P2 late rules are not entirely prosodic -- 7.2.1.2 There is a Prosodic Hierarchy -- 7.2.2 C-command -- 7.3 P2 rules have lexical exceptions, not PI rules -- 7.4 Summary of the chapter -- 8 Conclusion -- 8.1 Revisiting the mismatch data -- 8.1.1 An alternative account of mismatches -- 8.1.2 The MIR account of mismatches -- 8.1.2.1 The MIR explanation of English mismatches -- 8.1.2.2 MIR in Tohono O'odham -- 8.2 Summary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: 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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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 Kimatuumbi -- 2.5.2 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 -- 3.1.1.2 A relational account cannot account for Chicheŵa -- 3.1.2 An End-Based account of Chimwi:ni -- 3.1.2.2 The End-Based theory cannot account for Chicheŵa -- 3.1.3 The Optimality Theoretic account -- 3.1.3.1 Problems with the Optimality Theoretic account.

3.1.4 The Null Theory: a direct reference account of the interface -- 3.1.4.1 The Null Theory's account of German stress -- 3.1.4.2 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 domains -- 5.1.1 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 -- 5.5.2.1 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 -- 5.7 Summary and further directions -- 6 Revisiting the visibility conditions on rules -- 6.1 What is a functional projection? -- 6.1.1 The Government Binding view of lexical categories -- 6.1.2 Baker's view of the categories -- 6.1.3 Adjectives and the lexical/functional distinction -- 6.1.4 Is vP relevant to the phonology? -- 6.1.4.1 The lexical/functional distinction and the Bantu -- 6.2 Stress in Spanish -- 7 Kaisse (1985) and MIR -- 7.1 The Connected Speech proposal for the interface -- 7.1.1 The data CS succeeds in explaining -- 7.1.1.1 A P2 rule: Flapping -- 7.1.1.2 A P1 rule: Raddoppiamento Sintattico -- 7.2 Problems with CS and differences between CS and MIR.

7.2.1 P2 rules are not just rules of fast speech -- 7.2.1.1 P2 late rules are not entirely prosodic -- 7.2.1.2 There is a Prosodic Hierarchy -- 7.2.2 C-command -- 7.3 P2 rules have lexical exceptions, not PI rules -- 7.4 Summary of the chapter -- 8 Conclusion -- 8.1 Revisiting the mismatch data -- 8.1.1 An alternative account of mismatches -- 8.1.2 The MIR account of mismatches -- 8.1.2.1 The MIR explanation of English mismatches -- 8.1.2.2 MIR in Tohono O'odham -- 8.2 Summary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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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