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Title:Dependent Marking Parameter: Coordination, Clefting, Fragments and Scrambling in Korean and Japanese
Author(s):Choi, Youngju
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Yoon, Hye Suk James
Department / Program:Linguistics
Discipline:Linguistics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Language, Linguistics
Abstract:The four main chapters of my dissertation flesh out supporting evidence for the claim, in the domain of arguments in fragments, argument cluster coordination, clefting and scrambling. The importance of the existence of case markers is demonstrated, based on the differences between case marked fragments and case-less fragments, regarding case-connectivity and multiplicity. The dependent marking parameter predicts the differences between the two types of fragments. The existence of dependent marker requires mandatory reconstruction of a predicate at LF while bare NPs do not have the requirement. Special ability of Korean/Japanese to put argument chunks of direct object plus indirect object (DO + IO). and subject plus direct object plus direct object (S + DO + IO) in the various constructions including coordination, clefting and scrambling is due to the dependent marking parameter which allows arguments combine without an intervening predicate.
Issue Date:2007
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:272 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/82645
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3301116
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2007


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