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Language usage and language structure
edited by Kasper Boye, Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen.

Published 2010 by Mouton de Gruyter in New York, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

USAGE AND STRUCTURE: THE CASE OF CLAUSAL COMPLEMENTATION: What conversational English tells us about the nature of grammar: a critique of Thompson's analysis of object complements / Frederick J. Newmeyer
Usage, structure, scientific explanation, and the role of abstraction, by linguists and by language users / Arie Verhagen
Raising verbs and auxiliaries in a functional theory of grammatical status / Kasper Boye
THE RISE OF STRUCTURE: How not to disagree: the emergence of structure from usage / Ronald W. Langacker
Paradigmatic structure in a usage-based theory of grammaticalisation / Lars Heltoft
Where do simple clauses come from? / T. Givón
STRUCTURE, USAGE, AND VARIATION: Alternative agreement controllers in Danish: usage or structure? / Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen and Mads Poulsen
Schmidt redux: How systematic is the linguistic system if variation is rampant? / Dirk Geeraerts
More tiles on the roof: further thoughts on incremental language production / J. Laclan Mackenzie
Reconciling structure and usage: on the advantages of a dynamic, dialogic conception of the linguistic sign / Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen
METHODOLOGY: Ten unwarranted assumptions in syntactic argumentation / William Croft.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs -- 213


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
P146 .L368 2010

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p. cm.

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