Essays on the Representational and Derivational Nature of by Joseph Aoun,Yen-hui Audrey Li

By Joseph Aoun,Yen-hui Audrey Li

This booklet could be learn on degrees: as a unique empirical learn of wh-
interrogatives and relative buildings in a number of languages and as a
theoretical research of chain formation in grammar.The ebook is split into two
components. half I investigates the distribution and interpretation of a number of wh-
interrogative buildings, concentrating on the workings of Superiority. half II
investigates the constitution and derivation of relative structures. The main
languages mentioned are Lebanese, Arabic, chinese language, and English. The theoretical
fabrics are within the generative grammar tradition.

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