This work presents a collection of some 130 contributions covering a wide range of topics of interest to historical, theoretical and applied linguistics alike. A major theme is the development of English which is examined on several levels in the light of recent linguistic theory in various papers. The geographical dimension is also treated extensively with papers on controversial aspects of a variety of studies, as are topical linguistic matters from a more general perspective.The paper is organized as follows: Section 1 lays out the theoretical issues underlying the various analyses. ... The starting point is ( 1) as a general sentence structure, adapted on the basis of Chomsky (1986) and Sportiche (1988 ). ... is the asymmetry between root and non-root clauses with respect to verbCa specCa#39; Ca#39; V/ItoC VtoI gestern hati erj ti tj ihn Topics in Old and Middle English negative sentences.
|Title||:||Language History and Linguistic Modelling|
|Author||:||Raymond Hickey, Stanislav Puppel|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 1997-01-01|