Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order (Routledge Leading by Shigeru Miyagawa

By Shigeru Miyagawa

Over the years, a massive strand of Miyagawa's study has been to check how syntax, case marking, and argument constitution engage. particularly, Miyagawa's paintings addresses the character of the connection among syntax and argument constitution, and the way case marking and different phenomena support to explain this dating. during this selection of new and revised items, Miyagawa expands and develops new analyses for numeral quantifier stranding, ditransitive buildings, nominative/genitive alternation, "syntactic" research of lexical and syntactic causatives, and historic switch within the accusative case marking from previous eastern to fashionable eastern. All of those analyses show an intimate relation between case marking, argument constitution, and notice order.

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