Theta-features and Projection

@@ Many approaches to verb phrase projection have taken the view that deeper insight into structure can be derived by analysis of verbal predicates into elementary semantic components. Neo-Generative Semantics approaches like Pesetsky (1995), Harley (2002), Harley and Folli (2007) employ predicate decomposition of a sort familiar from the work of McCawley and Lakoff in the early 70's: predicates like give are analyzed in terms of primitives like CAUSE and HAVE, etc. Thus (1a) gets a representation roughly as in (1b): (1) a. John gave Mary a cookie.

作者: Larson,Richard
作者单位: Stony Brook University, USA
母体文献: 第五届形式语言学国际研讨会论文集
会议名称: 第五届形式语言学国际研讨会
会议时间: 2011年12月10日
会议地点: 光盘
主办单位: 广东外语外贸大学
语 种: eng
分类号: H31 TP3
在线出版日期: 2012年5月31日