The Architecture of Periphery in Chinese Cartography and


The Architecture of Periphery in Chinese Cartography and Minimalism The Architecture of Periphery in Chinese offers a comprehensive survey on the fine structure of the sentence peripheral domain in Mandarin Chinese from a cartographic perspective Different functional projections hosting Sentence Final Particles implicit operators and other informational components are hierarchically ordered according to the 'Subjectivity Scale Constraint' functioning at syntax discourse interface Three uestions will be essentially addressed What is the order How to determine such an order Why such an order This research not only gives a thorough examination of the peripheral elements in Chinese but also improves the general understanding of the ordering issue in the left periphery crosslinguistically This book is aimed at scholars interested in Chinese syntax or generative syntax

  • ebook
  • The Architecture of Periphery in Chinese Cartography and Minimalism
  • Victor Junnan Pan
  • 05 October 2016
  • 9781315158228

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