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Control and Restructuring

Thomas Grano


Relying primarily on data from English, Mandarin Chinese, and modern Greek, this book investigates the intimate relationship that control bears to restructuring and to the meanings of the embedding predicates that participate in these structures. It argues that restructuring is cross-linguistically pervasive and that, in virtue of its co-occurrence with some control predicates but not others, it evidences a basic division within the class of complement control structures, the division being keyed to how the semantics of the control predicate interacts with general principles of clausal archite ... More

Keywords: control, exhaustive control, partial control, restructuring, raising, cartography, clausal architecture, variable binding, Mandarin Chinese, Greek

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198703921
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703921.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Grano, author
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Indiana University, Indiana University