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Title: UCONN Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 12
Subtitle: Cranberry Linguistics 2
Edited By: Miguel Rodríguez-Mondoñedo
M Emma Ticio
URL: http://web.uconn.edu/linguistics/uconnwpl/
Description:

The University of Connecticut Working Papers in Linguistics is a
publication of the graduate students at the University of Connecticut. It
provides a venue for students, faculty and other affiliated linguists to
make their current research available to the wider linguistic community.
Our goal is to publish contributions that are still in the early stages of
development in order to encourage an active discussion of fresh ideas from
all areas of specialization. The volumes will appear (semi)-annually and
are distributed by MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, that also distributes
UCONN dissertations in Linguistics.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Relative Clauses in Child Russian: a Comparison with Serbo-Croatian
Eva G. Bar-Shalom and Inna Vinnitskaya

Two notes on right node raising
Željko Bošković

Syntactic Analysis of the "So Don’t I" Construction
Jason Freeman

Information Structure and the Referential Status of Bare Plurals
Norberto Moreno and Isabel Pérez

A Sociolinguistic and Historical Investigation of "So don’t I"
Dino Angelo Pappas

On the Syntactic Status of the Quote
Arthur Stepanov and Penka Stateva

On the position of subjects in Puerto Rican Spanish
M. Emma Ticio

Ordering information: http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/CWPL-volumes-files/CWPL12.html

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: University of Connecticut Linguistics Club
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Russian
Spanish
Serbian
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