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Author Haumann, Dagmar.

Title Adverb licensing and clause structure in English [electronic resource] / Dagmar Haumann.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 435 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 105
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 105.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 414-431) and index.
Contents Adverb Licensing and Clause Structure in English; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Table of contents; 1. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW; 2. PROPOSALS REGARDING THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION AND LICENSING OF ADVERBS; 3. ADVERBS WITHIN THE LEXICAL LAYER; 4. ADVERBS WITHIN THE INFLECTIONAL LAYER, MOSTLY; 5. ADVERBS WITHIN THE COMPLEMENTIZER LAYER, MOSTLY; 6. GENERAL CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; INDEX; The series Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today.
Summary This monograph provides an in-depth investigation of the structural integration and the licensing of adverbs in relation to clause structure, with special emphasis on the structural implementation of the relation between the position and interpretation of adverbs. The book substantiates the hypothesis that the licensing of adverbs within and across the three layers of the clause is contingent on specifier-head agreement and that variation in the linear order of adverbs and other elements of the clause follows from the interplay of a small number of factors. The central claims made are: functio.
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Subject English language -- Adverb.
English language -- Clauses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Haumann, Dagmar. Adverb licensing and clause structure in English. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2007 9789027233691 (DLC) 2007004708 (OCoLC)81944972
ISBN 9789027292902 (electronic bk.)
9027292906 (electronic bk.)
9789027233691
9027233691