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Minimal c-structure: rethinking projection in phrase structure

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This paper addresses the formal properties of constituent structure (cstructure). We demonstrate inadequacies in the formalization of traditional X 0 theory by Bresnan (2001) and Bresnan et al. (2016), and in the alternative proposal of Marcotte (2014). We propose “minimal c-structure” as a new approach to phrase structure within Lexical-Functional Grammar, which almost entirely eliminates non-branching nodes, and neatly captures the distinction between projecting and non-projecting words. Ou...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Ling Philology & Phonetics Fac
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0131-1575
Publisher:
CSLI Publications Publisher's website
Pages:
285–305
Publication date:
2018-01-17
Acceptance date:
2017-11-12
ISSN:
1098-6782
Pubs id:
pubs:835747
URN:
uri:f85c908e-9fb1-4fe4-adf6-0fa6cc80f856
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uuid:f85c908e-9fb1-4fe4-adf6-0fa6cc80f856
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pubs:835747

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