Download e-book for kindle: Contrasts and Positions in Information Structure by Ivona Kučerová,Ad Neeleman

By Ivona Kučerová,Ad Neeleman

info constitution, or the best way the knowledge in a sentence is 'divided' into different types reminiscent of subject, concentration, remark, heritage, and previous as opposed to new info, is among the most generally debated issues in linguistics. This quantity contains interesting new paintings at the dating among syntax and knowledge constitution. The participants are united in rejecting money owed that imagine specific syntactic positions linked to particular information-structural interpretations, and target as a substitute to derive information-structural stipulations on notice order and different phenomena from the way in which syntax and syntax-external platforms have interaction. past this shared objective, the authors of some of the chapters suggest a few methods, according to forms of facts (syntactic, semantic, phonological/phonetic) from more than a few languages. The publication is geared toward experts in syntax and/or info constitution, in addition to scholars and linguists in similar fields prepared to familiarise themselves with present concerns during this interesting sector of research.

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