Mapping Spatial PPs: An Introduction

Guglielmo Cinque

in Mapping Spatial PPs

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780195393675
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199796847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

                   Mapping Spatial PPs: An Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses some of the main threads of the analyses proposed in the remaining chapters and one of their general implications: that phrases composed of spatial prepositions, adverbs, particles, and DPs do not instantiate different structures but merely spell out different portions of one and the same articulated configuration.

Keywords: functional prepositions; lexical prepositions; cross-linguistic structure of spatial PPs

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Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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