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Author Partee, Barbara H

Title Subject and object in modern english
Published New York : Routledge, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Library Edition : The English Language ; v. 23
Routledge Library Edition : The English Language
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Deep and Surface Sentence Structure; 1.2 Categories and Relations; 1.3 Partial and Complete Grammars; 1.4 Scope of the Thesis; CHAPTER II. THE SUBJECT RELATION; 2.0 Introduction; 2.1 Surface Subject Defined by Number Agreement; 2.2 Surface Subject Defined by Substitution; 2.3 Underlying Subject and Transitive-Intransitive Verb Pairs; 2.30 Subjectless sentences; 2.31 The car drives easily -- 2.32 Causatives
2.33 Animacy of underlying subjects2.34 Exceptions to 2.33; 2.4 Consequences of Subjectless Sentences; CHAPTER III. VERB AND OBJECT; 3.0 The Determination of Underlying Structure; 3.01 Reflexivization; 3.02 Co-occurrence relations; 3.1 Direct Object; 3.2 Indirect Object; 3.21 -- 3.24 Underlying structure of indirect objects; 3.25 -- 3.27 Related structures; 3.3 Locative and Directional Phrases; 3.31 Their place in the verb phrase; 3.32 Phrase structural versus transformational derivation; 3.33 The relation between locative and directional phrases; 3.4 Derived Direct Object
3.41 Indirect objects3.42 Objectivized locative phrases; 3.43 Of-phrases; 3.5 Concluding Remarks; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Subject English language -- Topic and comment.
English language -- Grammar, Generative.
English language -- Grammar, Generative
English language -- Topic and comment
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315693836