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Title: In search of the force of dependent verb second
Author: Anna-Lena Wiklund
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Homepage: http://uit.no/humfak/tilsette/197
Institution: Lund University
Linguistic Field: Syntax
Subject Language: Swedish
Abstract: This short communication is a brief extension of recent work on verb second (V2) in Scandinavian declarative clauses and a contribution to research on the relation between V2 and illocutionary force. It is argued that Swedish data present a problem for the hypothesis that a bi-conditional relation holds between the illocutionary force of an assertion and V2 word order. The relevant force, to the extent that we can identify it, appears to be available also in the absence of V2 word order. It is tentatively suggested that V2 encodes evidentiality.

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