This introductory chapter begins with a description of the purpose and organization of the book. The theoretical background underlying this study is then discussed including the X-bar theory, word order, antisymmetry theory, Empty Category Principle, relativized minimality, and the structure of sentences.
Keywords: Gbe languages; syntax; X-bar theory; word order; antisymmetry theory; Empty Category Principle; relativized minimality
Chapter. 7742 words. Illustrated.
Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology
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