Adverbs and Functional Heads: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective by Guglielmo Cinque

By Guglielmo Cinque

one of many world's prime syntacticians provides proof for finding Adverb words within the specifiers of specific useful projections inside of a singular and good articulated idea of the clause. during this concept, either adverbs and heads, which encode the useful notions of the clause, are ordered in a inflexible series. Cinques state of the art suggestion means that the constitution of ordinary language sentences is way richer than formerly assumed.

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