An Old English Grammar by Randolph Quirk

By Randolph Quirk

;An outdated English grammar КНИГИ ;НАУКА и УЧЕБА Автор:Randolph Quirk, C.L.WrennНазвание: An outdated English grammar Издательство: Methuen & CO LTD Год: 1957 Формат: PDF Размер: 6.79 MB Для сайта: www.mirknig.comThis e-book is designed in particular for the literary pupil of English, and gives a unmarried compact grammar basically keen on Classical outdated English, instead of the opposite previous English dialects. The publication takes a descriptive technique and avoids assuming an information of Germanic philology. The creation presents a minimal heritage of data and shows the types of proof on which the grammatical description is based.0

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Di questo mi informero bene io (non tu / . . non importa che lo facciano altri). of this will inform myself well I (not y o u / . . it doesn't matter that other people do it) b. 3. VSO, VSPP: FI versus SI In concluding this discussion, it is worth pointing out that a contrast in acceptability in VSXP structures seems to be detectable in French SI as well, with VSPP judged more acceptable than the excluded VSO. For instance, Kayne and Pollock (2001) quote pairs like the following: (35) a. Qu'a dit Jean a Marie?

26 Indeed, precisely paradigms with this type of distribution of judgements are discussed by Kayne and Pollock and are used as an argument in favor of their analysis of SI in terms of remnant movement of IP past the high subject. The relevant examples that they discuss in this connection are reproduced in (15): (15) a. Jean a peu vu de linguistes. *De linguistes ont peu vu Jean. *Le jour ou ont peu telephone de linguistes. the day where have few phoned of linguists d. II n'a pas vu de linguistes.

What happened? 22 According to the general guidelines assumed in this work, the focus interpretation of the postverbal subject should optimally come out of the syntactic configuration in which the subject DP is inserted. 23 This, in turn, argues in favor of the existence of such a position clause internally. To make the point stronger, a possible alternative should be considered, in line with the following assumed guidelines: the postverbal subject fills a Focus position indeed, but this position is not clause internal; rather, this position should be identified with the left peripheral one already proposed and independently justified in the literature.

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