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Adverbs And Functional Heads: A Cross Linguistic Perspective Guglielmo Cinque

Adverbs And Functional Heads: A Cross Linguistic Perspective

Guglielmo Cinque

Published March 18th 1999
ISBN : 9780195115260
Hardcover
288 pages
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One of the worlds leading syntacticians presents evidence for Locating Adverb Phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a novel and well articulated theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encodeMoreOne of the worlds leading syntacticians presents evidence for Locating Adverb Phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a novel and well articulated theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence. Cinques cutting-edge proposal suggests that the structure of natural language sentences is much richer than previously assumed.