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Principles of Anaphora in the Architecture of Syntactic Theory

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print February 2004 | ISBN: 9780195166132
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199788460 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0007

Series: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

 Principles of Anaphora in the Architecture of Syntactic Theory

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In the final chapter, the proposals made here are placed in the broader context of the theory of syntax and semantic interpretation within an interpretive component of grammar. Other competitive algorithms akin to the Form-to-Interpretation Principle are described. The virtues of modular competition over totalist accounts of anaphora are explored. The proposals made are compared with other accounts within minimalism and optimality theory.

Keywords: competitive algorithms; interpretive component; minimalism; modular competition; totalist

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Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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