A Romance Perspective on Language Knowledge and Use: by Rafael Núñez-Cedeño, Luis López, Richard Cameron

By Rafael Núñez-Cedeño, Luis López, Richard Cameron

Twenty-one articles from the thirty first LSRL examine state-of-the-art concerns and interfaces throughout phonology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, semantics, and syntax in a number of dialects of such Romance languages as Catalan, French, Creole French, and Spanish, either previous and smooth. study in Romance phonology strikes from the quantitative and synchronic to hide problems with diachrony and Optimality concept. paintings inside pragmatics and sociolinguistics additionally explores the synchronic/diachronic hyperlink whereas topicalizing such concerns as switch of non-pro-drop Swiss French towards pro-drop prestige, scalar implicatures, speech acts, observe order, and simplification in contexts of language touch. ultimately, debates in linguistic idea are resumed within the paintings on syntax and semantics inside either a Minimalist viewpoint and an Optimality framework. How do Catalan and French kids gather AGR and TNS? Can Basque Spanish be in comparison to topic-oriented chinese language? If Spanish preverbal matters ensue in an A-position, can Spanish not be in comparison to Greek?

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