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George Kotzoglou

* Introduction One of the most well-known research results of the Principles and Parameters literature on Greek word order and the Greek A-system has been the conclusion that Greek DP-subjects never raise to the ‘canonical’ EPP T -position 1 (cf. Philippaki-Warburton 1987; Alexiadou

Irene Philippaki-Warburton and Vassilios Spyropoulos

Subject’ and EPP in Greek Journal of Greek Linguistics 2 ( 2001 ), 149 – 186. issn 1566 – 5844 / e-issn 1569 – 9846 © John Benjamins Publishing Company <TARGET "spy" DOCINFO AUTHOR "Vassilios Spyropoulos and Irene Philippaki-Warburton" TITLE "‘Subject’ and EPP in Greek" SUBJECT "JGL, Volume 2

Francesco Mambrini and Marco Passarotti

phrase, or it can be triggered by just one of the coordinated words. Thus, e.g., two coordinated singular nouns can license either plural or singular agreement over the syntactic elements that they control. The lack of interest on the subject from scholars of AG contrasts starkly with the

Christopher J. Shepherd and Andrew McWilliam

we should try to grasp subjection in its material instance as a constitution of subjects. (Foucault 1980: 97) Introduction In 2008, civil society organizations in East Timor got wind of secret dealings between the Timorese government and an Indonesian company concerning plans to

Yoryia Agouraki

* Introduction The paper discusses the distinction between verb-initial and subject-initial clauses in Greek. Standard assumptions in Greek linguistics about word order variation are summed up in Georgiafentis (2004:172) as follows: Greek exhibits great flexibility with

Karoline Kühl and Jan Heegård Petersen

1 Introduction The non-inversion of subject and verb in non-subject initial declarative main clauses (topicalized clauses) is a recognized feature in Germanic heritage languages in North America. This paper adds to the field of research a corpus-based study of this phenomenon in American

Rocío Raña-Risso and Carolina Barrera-Tobón

linguistic effects. Most researchers in language contact agree that the lexicon is the linguistic element most permeable to external influence in situations of language contact ( Sankoff, 2002 ; Silva-Corvalán, 2001 ), and whether other linguistic domains are subject to similar influence is a central debate

Alexandra Prentza and Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli

Introduction In this paper we investigate the syntax of null and postverbal subjects in the Greek/English interlanguage. Our aim is to investigate the status of the relevant microparameters (cf. Kayne 2005) in developing and in end-state L2 English grammars, as well as to evaluate the

Ronald C. Jennings

, is an expansive and radical interpretation of icl and the Tadić Decision which holds that the decision to make individuals the sole legal subject recognized provides sufficient legal and precedent basis for an interpretation of icl with no conceptual or residual links to the legal concept of

Marked Subjects in Old Finnish

Internal and Contact-Induced Change

Merlijn de Smit

reference grammar of Finnish regards the argument as the subject of the auxiliary ( Hakulinen et al ., 2004 §921), but it has traditionally been analyzed as an adverbial modifier of the infinitival complement ( Sands and Campbell, 2001 : 273–274), and is considered to have historically developed from such