Chapter

Setting the stage

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199219230
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0001

Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

Setting the stage

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This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the theoretical assumptions of the book, namely Minimalism and Kayne's (1994) Antisymmetry. It also discusses the empirical scope of the book, summarizes its main proposals, and provides an outline for the whole book.

Keywords: Minimalism; Antisymmetry; phases; multiple spell-out; Kayne

Chapter.  5301 words. 

Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology

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