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The Unaccusativity PuzzleExplorations of the Syntax-Lexicon Interface$
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Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou, and Martin Everaert

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199257652

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257652.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
The Unaccusativity Puzzle

Artemis Alexiadou

Elena Anagnostopoulou (Contributor Webpage)

Martin Everaert (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of issues in the study of the unaccusative hypothesis. It then discusses phenomena which have been taken to be sensitive to unaccusativity, unaccusativity mismatches, and the lexicon-syntax interface. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords:   unaccusative hypothesis, unaccusativity, lexicon, syntax, mismatches

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