Unbounded Dependency Constructions
Theoretical and Experimental Perspectives
Rui P. Chaves and Michael T. Putnam
Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology
This book examines the nature, creation, and comprehension of constructions in which words that go together in meaning occur arbitrarily far away from each other. It provides a detailed survey of the factors responsible for their creation and comprehension, alongside new experimental evidence and suggestions for future research.