Thematic roles – universal, particular, and idiosyncratic aspects

Thematic Roles (or Theta-Roles) are theoretical constructs that account for a variety of well known empirical facts, which are more or less clearly delimited. In other words, Theta-Roles are not directly observable, but 
Thematic Roles (or Theta-Roles) are theoretical constructs that account for a variety of well known empirical facts, which are more or less clearly delimited. In other words, Theta-Roles are not directly observable, but they do have empirical content that is open to empirical observation. The objective of the present paper is to sketch the nature and content of Theta-Roles, distinguishing their universal foundation as part of the language faculty, their language particular realization, which depends on the conditions of individual languages, and idiosyncratic properties, determined by specific information of individual lexical items.
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Author:Manfred Bierwisch
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1134052
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/13
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/10/13
SWD-Keyword:Semantik
Source:http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/fileadmin/mitarbeiter/bierwisch/11_Bierwisch_2006_Thematic_Roles.pdf ; In: Ina Bornkessel, Matthias Schlesewsky, Bernard Comrie, Angela D. Friederici: Semantic Role Universals and Argument Linking. - Berlin: S. 89-126
HeBIS PPN:21940593X
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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