By Mara Frascarelli

This ebook investigates the idea that of phase, aiming at a structural definition of the 3 domain names which are assumed because the syntactic loci for interface interpretation, specifically vice chairman, CP and DP.

In specific, 3 easy concerns are addressed, that signify significant questions of syntactic learn in the Minimalist application within the final decade. A) How is the set of minimally invaluable syntactic operations to be characterized (including questions about the precise nature of reproduction and merge, the prestige of remnant circulate, the function of head flow within the grammar), B) How is the set of minimally worthwhile practical heads to be characterized that confirm the built-up and the translation of syntactic gadgets and C) How do those syntactic operations and items have interaction with ideas and necessities which are notion to carry on the interfaces.

The inspiration of part has additionally implications for the examine at the sensible makeup of syntactic gadgets, implying that sensible projections not just observe in a (universally given) hierarchy yet cut up up in numerous levels touching on the pinnacle they're comparable to.

This quantity presents significant contributions to this ongoing dialogue, investigating those matters in quite a few languages (Berber, Dutch, English, German, sleek Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian and West Flemish) and mixing the research of empirical facts with the theoretical insights of the final years.

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