By Mara Frascarelli

This e-book investigates the concept that of phase, aiming at a structural definition of the 3 domain names which are assumed because the syntactic loci for interface interpretation, particularly vice president, CP and DP.

In specific, 3 easy matters are addressed, that characterize significant questions of syntactic learn in the Minimalist application within the final decade. A) How is the set of minimally useful syntactic operations to be characterized (including questions on the precise nature of replica and merge, the prestige of remnant move, the function of head circulate within the grammar), B) How is the set of minimally valuable useful heads to be characterized that ascertain the built-up and the translation of syntactic items and C) How do those syntactic operations and items have interaction with rules and standards which are notion to carry on the interfaces.

The proposal of part has additionally implications for the learn at the practical makeup of syntactic items, implying that practical projections not just practice in a (universally given) hierarchy yet break up up in numerous levels relating the pinnacle they're similar to.

This quantity offers significant contributions to this ongoing dialogue, investigating those matters in various languages (Berber, Dutch, English, German, smooth Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Norwegian and West Flemish) and mixing the research of empirical info with the theoretical insights of the final years.

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