Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory

The Structure of Coordination

Conjunction and Agreement Phenomena in Spanish and Other Languages

Authors: Camacho, J.

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This book analyzes the structure of coordination from two perspectives: the symmetrical properties the construction imposes on its conjuncts, and how conjuncts interact with other categories outside coordination with respect to agreement and other grammatical phenomena. A substantial amount of data represented in this book are taken from varieties of Spanish. Unlike English, Spanish has a rich pattern of overt agreement between the subject and the verb, between nouns and adjectives, and also between clitics and lexical DP objects and indirect objects. Spanish agreement paradigms reveal very interesting patterns of agreement mismatch that provide important theoretical insights. Unless otherwise specified, it can be assumed that non-English examples are from Spanish. IX CHAPTER #1 INTRODUCTION Although coordination has figured more or less steadily in the Generative tradition beginning with Chornsky's (1957) Conjunction Transformation (later known as Conjunction Reduction), until recently, the two prevailing areas of research had been ellipsis (see, for example, Van Oirsouw 1987) and the semantic interpretation of conjuncts.' The internal structure of coordination was usually left unanalyzed, or assumed to be ternary branching, as in (I).

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Structure of Coordination
Book Subtitle
Conjunction and Agreement Phenomena in Spanish and Other Languages
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
Series Volume
57
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-94-010-0119-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-010-0119-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1510-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1511-3
Series ISSN
0924-4670
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 187
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