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Description

This course is a detailed examination of the grammar of Japanese and its structure

which is significantly different from English, with special emphasis on problems of interest in the study of linguistic universals. Data from a broad group of languages is studied for comparison with Japanese. This course assumes familiarity with linguistic theory.

Course Curriculum

  • Nature of Optional Movement Unlimited
  • Nature of Optional Movement (cont.) Unlimited
  • The EPP, Agreement and Focus I Unlimited
  • The EPP, Agreement and Focus II: With Reference to Bantu Unlimited
  • The EPP, Agreement and Focus III Unlimited
  • EPP, Syntactic Locality, and Floated Quantifiers Unlimited
  • Scrambling and QR: QR is Scrambling Unlimited
  • Weak Islands Unlimited
  • Intervention Effect Unlimited
  • A-chain in Acquisition Unlimited

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