We are inviting IDEALS users, both people looking for materials in IDEALS and those who want to deposit their work, to give us feedback on improving this service through an interview. Participants will receive a $20 VISA gift card. Please sign up via webform. # Browse Dept. of Linguistics by Title • (2008) The present work shows that using poetry as evidence for linguistic structure is justified by an appropriate understanding of the metrical structure and of its interaction with the poetic language. Also, Beowulf, along ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (1998) Although the RVGMP can parse some data which Kimmo cannot parse, the RVGMP is slower on average than Kimmo. Poor program design is responsible for this slow time. A revised program design, based in part on a new design for ... application/pdf PDF (10MB) • (1972) application/pdf PDF (33kB) • (2011-08-25) In this thesis I examine a variety of linguistic elements which involve alternative'' semantic values---a class arguably including focus, interrogatives, indefinites, and disjunctions---and the connections between these ... application/pdf PDF (2MB) • (2007) Spectral intensity analysis of contrasting breathy and modal vowels in Gujarati, !Xoo and languages which make use of the breathy and modal phonation type as contrastive features provide a background against which spectral ... application/pdf PDF (4MB) • (1991) Vedic Sanskrit, the early Indo-European language spoken by the Aryan invaders of India in the 2nd millenium B.C.E., is a language showing little if any evidence for levels of syntactic organization between that of lexical ... application/pdf PDF (15MB) • (2000) application/pdf PDF (577kB) • (2018-04-12) Sociolinguistic research has predominately relied on spoken language to understand how social structures influence and are influenced by communication and interaction. This dissertation, however, turns to the increasingly ... application/pdf PDF (65MB) • (1985) Recently considerable attention has been given to communicative approaches to language teaching, which have grown from the realization that knowledge of grammatical forms and structures alone does not adequately prepare ... application/pdf PDF (13MB) • (2003) Within the corpus neutralization is more common in pre-consonantal position, where contrast is less perceptible and more difficult to maintain. This further suggests that the relationship between phonetically conditioned ... application/pdf PDF (13MB) • (1972) application/pdf PDF (674kB) • (1996) The goal of this thesis is to analyze extractions out of coordinate structures without positing principles specific to coordination. I show that A$\sp\prime\$-movement in coordination is reducible to a version of the ...

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These results are argued to have significance for gender and language research, and particularly for the models used to explain the basis of gender-based language differences. I show unlike the DOMINANCE and CULTURAL ...

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The dissertation proposes an explicit and general analysis of case, which is extendable to the analyses of the syntax and semantics of the topic morpheme, and the "topic-like" nominative morpheme in Japanese. A case phrase, ...

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A central issue in L2 research concerns the nature of grammatical representations that late L2 learners come to develop in the L2. Previous work suggests that L2 learners sometimes underuse morpho-syntactic information ...

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As for focus information, I show that pitch accent is responsible for focus interpretation, with apparent syntactic movement playing no significant role for focus interpretation. Sentential stress patterns and their ...

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This dissertation is a study of the Balkan convergence area. It is also a study of Albanian dialects. The features of the Balkan convergence area which are studied are: the formation of the future, the presence or absence ...

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