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Title: Modularity in Language
Subtitle: Constructional and Categorial Mismatch in Syntax and Semantics
Written By: Etsuyo Yuasa
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/rs/bookSingle.cfm?id=IS-3110183099-1&l=E
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 159
Description:

In Modularity in Language, Etsuyo Yuasa investigates exceptions and
idiosyncrasies in various complex clauses in Japanese and English within
the framework of multi-modular approaches to grammar. She proposes original
analyses of various complex clauses in Japanese and English, which deviate
from the norms of other complex clauses in the same language or in other
languages, and shows how these cases of syntax-semantics mismatch justify
the independence (or 'autonomy') of different levels of grammatical
structures.

Yuasa's significant contribution is the incorporation of the notion of
'construction' from Construction Grammar into multi-modular approaches to
grammar. She claims that the idiosyncratic cases examined in this study are
instances of constructional and categorial mismatches where a syntactic
representation of a prototypical construction is paired with a semantic
representation of another prototypical construction.

Modularity in Language is aimed at those interested in grammatical theories
in general, the parallel architecture of grammar (including
Lexical-Functional Grammar, Autolexical Grammar, Representational
Modularity), Constructional Grammar, syntax/semantics inter-face, and
Japanese linguistics.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110183099
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: xii, 209
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