Scandinavian object shift, remnant VP-topicalisation, verb particles and causatives

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Based on the examination of remnant VP-topicalisation constructions, this paper argues for an order preservation analysis to Scandinavian Object Shift. Reviewing Fox & Pesetsky's (2003, 2005a,b) cyclic linearization approach and extending the empirical data base, we hope to show that the phenomena are better accounted for in an Optimality Theoretic framework.

To support this, this paper discusses two particular differences between Danish and Swedish related to OS and remnant VP-topicalisation, namely between Danish and Swedish particle verb constructions (section 4.1), and between Danish and Swedish causative constructions with let (section 4.2).
23 maj 2012

Begivenhed (Konference)

TitelSyntaxLab 2012
Dato23/05/201223/05/2012
AfholdelsesstedUniversity of Cambridge
ByCambridge
LandStorbritannien

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