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Author Herschensohn, Julia.
Title Case Suspension and Binary Complement Structure in French.
Imprint Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1996.

Author Herschensohn, Julia.
Series Current Issues in Linguistic Theory Ser ; Vol. 132
Current Issues in Linguistic Theory Ser. ; vol. 132.
Subject French language -- Case.
French language -- Complement.
Description 1 online resource (212 pages).
Contents CASE SUSPENSION AND BINARY COMPLEMENT STRUCTURE IN FRENCH; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; PREFACE; Table of contents; CHAPTER 1. MINIMALIST SYNTACTIC REPRESENTATION; CHAPTER 2. CASE AND ARGUMENT STRUCTURE; CHAPTER 3. UNACCUSATIVE VERBS AND AFFECTED DATIVES; CHAPTER 4. CASE DEFECTIVE PSYCH VERBS; CHAPTER 5. CASE SUSPENDING PRONOMINALS; CHAPTER 6. INALIENABLE UNDATIVES; CHAPTER 7. CASE SUSPENSION AND COMPLEMENT STRUCTURE; APPENDIX. GRAMMATICALITY SURVEY; REFERENCES; INDEXOF AUTHORS; INDEXOF SUBJECTS.
Summary Adopting the theoretical framework of the minimalist program, this study of syntactic limitations on complement configuration investigates the link between thematic external arguments and case. Using evidence from pronominal, psychological experiencer, and inalienable constructions, it argues that both accusative and dative are structural cases in French and that this duality is reflected in a parallel limit on argument projection. Larson's single complement hypothesis, which allows a maximum of two internal arguments, provides the theoretical justification for this proposal. The testing groun.
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ISBN 9789027276285 (electronic bk.)
9027276285 (electronic bk.)
9789027236364
9027236364 (Trade Cloth)
OCLC # 759101567
Additional Format Print version: Herschensohn, Julia. Case Suspension and Binary Complement Structure in French. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1996 9789027236364