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Extraction from relative clauses in Swedish


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Title: Extraction from relative clauses in Swedish
Authors: Lindahl, Filippa
Issue Date: 18-Apr-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Swedish ; Institutionen för svenska språket
Date of Defence: 2017-05-13
Disputation: Lördagen den 13 maj 2017, kl. 10.15, sal T302, Olof Wijksgatan 6, Göteborg (gamla hovrätten)
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborgsstudier i nordisk språkvetenskap
30
Keywords: A-bar-movement
extraction
information structure
island constraints
preposing phenomena
relative clauses
Scandinavian
semantics
syntactic dependencies
Swedish
weak islands
Abstract: This dissertation presents an empirical study of extraction from relative clauses (ERC) in Swedish, where a phrase outside a relative clause (RC) is related to a gap or a resumptive pronoun inside the RC. The aim of the study is to provide an analysis of Swedish ERC-sentences based on spontaneously produced examples, questionnaire data, and elicitation and to clarify the interplay between information structure, discourse factors, and semantics on the one hand, and syntax on the other, in constra... more
ISBN: 978-91-87850-65-3
ISSN: 1652-3105
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/51985
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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