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Journal Title: Journal of Greek Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   13/2
Issue Title: Words in Order
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/15699846/13/2

Journal of Greek Linguistics, Volume 13, No. 2
Special Issue on Words in Order

Guest Editors: Michalis Georgiafentis and Chryssoula Lascaratou.

From the Editors
Gaberell Drachman, Dag T.T. Haug, Brian D. Joseph, and Anna Roussou

Words in Order: Introduction
Michalis Georgiafentis and Chryssoula Lascaratou

Word Order Flexibility and Adjacency Preferences: Competing Forces and Tension in the Greek VP
Michalis Georgiafentis and Chryssoula Lascaratou

On the Unmarked Position for Greek Subjects: Problematic Issues and Implications for Constituent Order
George Kotzoglou

VOS in Greek
Evi Sifaki

Verb-Initial versus Subject-Initial Clauses in Greek: Eventuality Existentials versus Predication Clauses
Yoryia Agouraki

The Interpretability of Features in Second Language Acquisition: Evidence from Null and Postverbal Subjects in L2 English
Alexandra Prentza and Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli
Publisher: Brill
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Greek, Ancient
Greek, Modern
 
LL Issue: 24.4953