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The grammatical nature of minimal structures

Maria Garraffa

The grammatical nature of minimal structures

impoverishment of grammatical features in a non-fluent aphasic speaker

by Maria Garraffa

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative and general Grammar,
  • Structural linguistics,
  • Aphasia,
  • Grammar,
  • Italian language

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-127).

    Statementby Maria Garraffa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP151 .G37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25188973M
    ISBN 10144382982X
    ISBN 109781443829823
    LC Control Number2011514695
    OCLC/WorldCa758676059

    Linguistic minimalism refers to a family of approaches exploring a conjecture, first formulated by Noam Chomsky in the early s, concerning the nature of the human language faculty. This chapter first states what the conjecture amounts to, what sort of research programme emerges from it, and how it could be carried out. Second, it emphasizes that the minimalist program for linguistic theory.   We have assigned all grammatical structures to one of 6 basic word-order types: subject verb object object (e.g., ditransitive), subject verb object (e.g., simple transitive), subject verb (e.g., intransitive), object verb object (e.g., passive relatives with ditransitive verbs such as a part of the software market called systems utilities.

    History and Overview of Tree Structure Analyses 31 Further Reading 33 Chapter 3. Minimum Grammar 35 Grammar 35 The ‘Sally Experiment’: Lexical vs. Functional Grammar 37 Structure vs. Form Class: ‘How Do You Do?’ 40 Categories and Features 42 Lexical Categories 47 Functional Categories Artificial grammar learning has also been used to explore the conditions that promote learning of statistical structure. In order to correctly mark grammatical agreement one typically has to ignore considerable variation in intervening elements – typically open-class words that have a large set size.

    Construction grammar (often abbreviated CxG) is a sociobiological family of theories within the field of cognitive and evolutionary posit that human language consists of constructions, or learned pairings of linguistic forms with uctions correspond to replicators or memes in memetics and other cultural replicator theories.   The phenomenon of grammaticalization--the historical process whereby new grammatical material is created--has attracted a great deal of attention within linguistics in recent years. This book shows how this approach gives rise to a number of important conceptual and theoretical issues concerning the nature of functional categories and the Reviews: 1.


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