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Stylistic Fronting in Icelandic: A Base-Generated Construction

Sells, Peter (2003) 'Stylistic Fronting in Icelandic: A Base-Generated Construction.' Gengo Kenkyu, 123 . pp. 257-297.

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Abstract

In this paper I present a base-generated analysis of Stylistic Fronting in Icelandic, assimilating the construction to a sub-type of V2. I argue that the base-generated approach provides an account of many of the properties of Stylistic Fronting that have been elusive under previous (transformational) accounts, and does so without the need for extra projections or extra mechanisms. The analysis is presented in the framework of Lexical-Functional Grammar, which allows flexibility of head-positioning without recourse to movement operations.

Item Type: Articles
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of Linguistics
ISSN: 00243914
Depositing User: Huei-Lan Liu
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2008 15:29
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/5650

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