# Browse Dept. of Linguistics by Contributor "Yoon, Hye Suk James"

• (2011-08-25)
Agreement is a prevalent phenomenon observed across languages. It helps us identify which elements in the sentence are linked or should be interpreted together (Bock et al 1999). This property of agreement may imply that ...

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• (2009)
This dissertation investigates the system of Case assignment on adverbial NPs in Korean. First, I examine the issue of what types of adverbials can receive morphological Case in Korean. I question the existing belief that ...

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• (2011-01-21)
In order to build a coherent representation of a discourse, the language processor must be able to resolve coreference relations between an anaphor and its antecedent. Theoretical and empirical evidence has suggested that ...

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• (2007)
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 ...

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• (2011-05-25)
The interpretation of Mandarin reflexives can be ambiguous, especially if there are multiple possible antecedents mentioned in the context prior to the reflexives. Misunderstanding between speakers and listeners can happen ...

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• (2013-08-22)
The primary objective of this dissertation is to investigate how early and late bilinguals attain implicit knowledge of Korean case ellipsis (CE) that necessitates integration of multiple types of information and poses ...

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• (2008)
I propose that an additional head called Tr (Basilico 1998, Bowers 2002) must be introduced within the verbal projection, between vP and VP, which is responsible for introducing and licensing the high accusatives. I argue ...

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• (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 ...

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• (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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• (2014-05-30)
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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• (2004)
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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• (2008)
This dissertation offers an analysis of intervention effects and multiple NSI constructions as an instance of a violation of the IC. I first examine intervention effects which have been analyzed as the interruption of a ...

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• (2007)
Natural languages have various ways of referring to a part of an entity denoted by a nominal phrase. One of these ways is to use common nouns that are described as relational nouns denoting part-whole relations between two ...

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• (2012-06-27)
The ability to use a second language learned after childhood is an important aspect of the human mind. A better understanding of the characteristics of the L2 sentence processing mechanism deployed by adult L2 learners ...

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• (2010-01-06)
The goal of this thesis is to investigate the pervasive role of case-markers in the morpho-syntax of various constructions in heavily dependent-marking languages such as Korean and Japanese. I show that Case plays a special ...

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• (2011-05-25)
A spatial expression is defined as a natural language phrase which specifies a position, area or direction of objects, employing any of various parts of speech such as prepositions (on, in, …), nouns (front, rear,…), verbs ...

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• (2005)
In sum, this dissertation deals with the so-called mixed categories with a general mechanism of word-formation based on the single-engine syntactic approach coupled with a lexical decomposition. I show that the traditional ...

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• (1994)
This dissertation explores the word order in Kashmiri, focussing mainly on the positions where subjects and objects are licensed. One important respect in which the grammar of Kashmiri language differs from all other ...

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• (1996)
This study investigates word order and NP-movement phenomena in Persian within the framework of Government and Binding as developed in Chomsky (1981, 1986b) and subsequent work.

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• (2008)
In this study, a series of six experiments examined the online and offline relative clause attachment preferences of English monolingual speakers, Korean monolingual speakers, and late Korean/English bilingual speakers ...

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