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Title: Antisymmetry and Dynamic Antisymmetry
Author(s): Michael Barrie
Journal Title: Language and Linguistics Compass
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Page Range: 21-35
Publication Date: Jan-2012
Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the theories of Antisymmetry and Dynamic Antisymmetry. It begins with a brief history of linearization and describes the fundamental difference between parameterized word order and universal word order. It presents a technical description of Antisymmetry and Dynamic Antisymmetry followed by a less technical synopsis. It also outlines various consequences and criticisms of these two theories and describes some current research in this domain.

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