By Paola Monachesi
This ebook explores the interface among syntax and the opposite elements of the grammar, particularly phonology, morphology, and argument constitution. the writer proceeds via a attention of case experiences, similar to clitics and intricate predicates (auxiliary and modal verbs) in Romance, grounding theoretical research in consistent exemplification. She exhibits cautious research in their homes can result in a greater figuring out of the interplay of a number of the parts of the grammar. The syntactic houses of clitics are thought of on the subject of their phonological and morphological attribute. The houses of auxiliary verbs are analysed from the viewpoint of the interface among argument constitution and syntactic constitution. Modal verbs are tested on the interface among syntax and phonology. The analyses of clitics and auxiliaries throw attention-grabbing new mild at the hyperlink among Romanian and Balkan/Slavic. it is a priceless contribution to the learn of grammatical interfaces and to Romance verbal typology and comparative linguistics.
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