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Published: 22 February 2010

334 Pages | 44 illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195375657

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The Syntax of Ellipsis

Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

The Syntax of Ellipsis provides an in-depth analysis of a number of previously undiscussed elliptical constructions in Dutch dialects, and explores their consequences for the theory of ellipsis. Van Craenenbroeck argues that both the PF-deletion and the pro-theory of ellipsis are needed to account for the full range of elliptical phenomena attested in natural language.