Graduate studies at Western
Oxford University Press (1990)
|Abstract||In this interpretive analysis, Ravin argues that thematic roles are not valid semantic entities, and that syntax and semantics are indeed autonomous and independent of one another. Suggesting a decompositional approach to lexical semantics in the spirit of Katz's semantic theory, the book considers such theoretical issues as indeterminacy and ambiguity, lexical configuration rules, and lexical projection, and analyzes the semantic content of event concepts such as causation, action, and change.|
|Keywords||Semantics Grammar, Comparative and general Syntax|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$39.99 used (60% off) $50.00 new (29% off) $72.27 direct from Amazon (27% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||P325.R34 1990|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
H. Cuyckens, René Dirven & John R. Taylor (eds.) (2003). Cognitive Approaches to Lexical Semantics. Mouton De Gruyter.
Alastair Butler (2004). The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions: A Comparative Study. Palgrave Macmillan.
Tim Hunter (2011). Syntactic Effects of Conjunctivist Semantics: Unifying Movement and Adjunction. John Benjamins Pub. Company.
Jean Mark Gawron (1988). Lexical Representations and the Semantics of Complementation. Garland Pub..
Shalom Lappin (ed.) (1996). The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory. Blackwell Reference.
Nikolaus Himmelmann & Eva Schultze-Berndt (eds.) (2005). Secondary Predication and Adverbial Modification: The Typology of Depictives. Oxford University Press.
Kent Johnson (2007). An Overview of Lexical Semantics. Philosophy Compass 3 (1):119-134.
J. E. Miller (1985). Semantics and Syntax: Parallels and Connections. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #131,747 of 722,946 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,087 of 722,946 )
How can I increase my downloads?