Browse Dept. of Linguistics by Contributor "Cole, Peter"
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(1989)In this dissertation, I develop a theory of morpho-syntactic interaction based on a principled distinction between Rule Systems and Grammatical Components. It is argued that while morphological and phrasal rules belong to ...
(1990)The purpose of this dissertation is to develop explanations of some syntactic differences between Chinese and English. The core idea explored is that the absence of subject-verb agreement (i.e. Agr) in Chinese and its ...
(1990)This study deals with questions of tense and aspect in present-day Japanese, such as whether Japanese is an aspect language or a tense language or something else, what kinds of temporal relationships there are between the ...
(1990)The locality conditions on reflexives vary widely from language to language. In English, a reflexive (e.g. himself) must take a local antecedent. In contrast, in Asian languages like Chinese, a reflexive (e.g. ziji) can ...