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Ellipsis and focus in generative grammar

by Susanne Winkler

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Ellipsis.,
  • Focus (Linguistics),
  • Generative grammar.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Susanne Winkler.
    SeriesStudies in generative grammar ;, 81
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP291.3 .W55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415259M
    ISBN 103110186012
    ISBN 109783110186017
    LC Control Number2005031448

    Transformational grammar, also called Transformational-generative Grammar, a system of language analysis that recognizes the relationship among the various elements of a sentence and among the possible sentences of a language and uses processes or rules (some of which are called transformations) to express these relationships. For example, transformational grammar relates the active sentence. model of transformational-generative grammar can serve as a significant pedagogical aid here. 1 The model posits two levels of representation for sentences, an abstract deep structure of meaning relationships and a con­ crete surface structure of realized sentences. The surface structure is.

      e-Book – Buy from our e-platform. Under this view, types of bare argument ellipsis such as stripping and pseudostripping, which have received different treatments in the literature, are shown to be subject to the same licensing mechanism. Ellipsis and Focus in Generative Grammar. (Studies in Generative Grammar ) Berlin, New Pages: In Generative Grammar in a Broader Perspective: Proceedings of the Fourth GLOW in Asia, ed. Yoon, Han-Jin, – Utrecht, The Netherlands: Generative Linguistics of the .

    19 Ellipsis phenomena Jeroen van Craenenbroeck and Jason Merchant Introduction been a central question since the dawn of generative grammar. It was In line with the existing research tradition on ellipsis, we primarily focus on VPE in this section, turning to File Size: KB. She is the author of Ellipsis and Focus in Generative Grammar. Studies in Generative Grammar 81 (Mouton de Gruyter, ) and Focus and Secondary Predication. Studies in Generative Grammar 43 (Mouton de Gruyter, ), and of papers in a variety of volumes and : Susanne Winkler.


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Covering linguistic research on empty categories over more than three decades, this monograph presents the result of an in-depth syntactic and focus-theoretical investigation of ellipsis in generative grammar. The phenomenon of ellipsis most generally refers to the omission of Cited by:   Ellipsis and focus in generative grammar.

Winkler, Susanne. Mouton de Gruyter pages $ Hardcover Studies in generative grammar; 81 P Winkler presents the results of an in-depth syntactic and focus- theoretical investigation of ellipsis in generative grammar.

Covering linguistic research on empty categories over more than three decades, this monograph presents the result of an in-depth syntactic and focus-theoretical investigation of ellipsis in generative grammar.

The phenomenon of ellipsis most generally refers to the omission of. The answer developed throughout this book is that ellipsis is an interface phenomenon which can only be explained on the basis of the complex interaction between syntax, semantics and information structure.

Scholars of grammar and cognitive scientists will profit from reading this book. Ellipsis and Focus in Generative Grammar. Embed Copy. Covering linguistic research on empty categories over more than three decades, this monograph presents the result of an in-depth syntactic and focus-theoretical investigation of ellipsis in generative grammar.

The phenomenon of ellipsis most generally refers to the omission of linguistic material, structure and sound. The central aim of this book is to explain on the basis of linguistic. COVID Resources.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or Format: Hardcover. Description: Covering linguistic research on empty categories over more than three decades, this monograph presents the result of an in-depth syntactic and focus-theoretical investigation of ellipsis in generative grammar.

The phenomenon of ellipsis most generally refers to the omission of linguistic material, structure and sound. Download Citation | On Jan 1,Kirsten Gengel and others published Focus and Ellipsis: a generative analysis of pseudogapping and other elliptical structures | Find, read and cite all the Author: Kirsten Gengel.

The topic of this book is the notion of ‘focus’ and its linguistic characterization. The main thesis is that focus has a uniform grammatical identification only as a syntactic element with – in English at least – a certain systematic phonological interpretation and – presumably universally – a range of semantic : This book provides a uniform account of various Ellipsis structures in generative grammar.

Featuring previously unpublished (and hitherto unattested) empirical data from the Scandinavian languages as well as new data from English, the analysis put forward in this monograph incorporates information-structural features into the syntactic derivation of Ellipsis.

Show Summary Details Preview. This book provides a uniform account of various Ellipsis structures in generative grammar. Featuring previously unpublished (and hitherto unattested) empirical data from the Scandinavian languages as well as new data from English, the analysis put forward in this monograph incorporates information-structural features into the syntactic derivation of Ellipsis.

Focus and Ellipsis. SMT emerged within the principles-and-parameters framework of generative grammar and involves efficient computation that requires the restriction of computational resources Author: Kirsten Gengel.

An ellipsis (plural: ellipses) is a punctuation mark consisting of three dots. Use an ellipsis when omitting a word, phrase, line, paragraph, or more from a quoted passage. Ellipses save space or remove material that is less relevant. They are useful in getting right to the point without delay or distraction.

Generative grammar is a linguistic theory that regards linguistics as the study of a hypothesised innate grammatical structure. A sociobiological modification of structuralist theories, especially glossematics, generative grammar considers grammar as a system of rules that generates exactly those combinations of words that form grammatical sentences in a given language.

In grammar and rhetoric, an ellipsis is the omission of one or more words, which must be supplied by the listener or reader for the sentence to be understood. It is also the name of the punctuation mark (" ") used to show the location of missing words in a direct quote.

This mark can also be used to indicate a long pause or a speech trailing : Richard Nordquist. In linguistics, ellipsis (from the Greek: ἔλλειψις, élleipsis, "omission") or an elliptical construction is the omission from a clause of one or more words that are nevertheless understood in the context of the remaining elements.

There are numerous distinct types of ellipsis acknowledged in theoretical syntax. This article provides an overview of them. A clause or sentence that shows ellipsis is said to be elliptical. Ellipsis is a Greek word meaning omission.

In the following examples the omitted words are supplied in brackets. [I] thank you. [I] pray do not [you] move. [You] pass me that book. Her hair is light, her eyes [are] dark blue. Some of the strangers spoke French, others [spoke.grammar. The second set of constructions in which ellipsis has been invoked include stripping (or ‘bare argument ellipsis’) in (7), gapping in (8), fragment answers in (9), as well as a host of other cases that fall under the general rubric of ‘conjunc-tion reduction’: (7) John can File Size: KB.Chomsky is credited with the creation of the theory of generative grammar, considered to be one of the most significant contributions to the field of linguistics made in the 20th century.

Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, political activist, author, and lecturer/5(19).