Presenting and predicating lower events

The effects of different forms of predication have been insightfully (and almost exclusively) studied for 'simple' cases of predication, of which the 'presentational sentence' is maybe the paradigm instantiation. It is t
The effects of different forms of predication have been insightfully (and almost exclusively) studied for 'simple' cases of predication, of which the 'presentational sentence' is maybe the paradigm instantiation. It is the aim of this paper to show that thc same kind of effects as well as in fact the same kind of structures are present at embedded levels in thematically and otherwise more complex structures. Beyond presentational sentences, 'unaccusative' experiencing constructions involving a dative subject, 'double object constructions' and - to a lesser extent - spraylload constructions are discussed. For all of these, it is argued that they comprise a predication encoding the ascription of a transient temporal property to a location. On this basis, a proposal is made as to how the scope asymmetry between the two arguments involved in the colistructions can be explained. Furthermore, a proposal is made as to how what has been called 'argument shift' is motivated.
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Author:Patrick Brandt
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-307878
URL:http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/fileadmin/material/ZASPiL_Volltexte/zp22/zaspil22-brandt.pdf
ISSN:1435-9588
ISSN:0947-7055
Parent Title (English):Papers on predicative constructions : Proceedings of the workshop on secundary predication, October 16-17, 2000, Berlin / ed. by Gerhard Jäger ..., Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung, Berlin, 2001; ZAS papers in linguistics Vol. 22
Publisher:Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung
Place of publication:Berlin
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2013/11/14
Year of first Publication:2001
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2013/11/14
SWD-Keyword:Prädikat; Syntax
Volume:22
Pagenumber:26
First Page:43
Last Page:68
HeBIS PPN:381233510
Dewey Decimal Classification:410 Linguistik
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Syntax
Linguistik-Klassifikation: Semantik / Semantics
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:ZASPiL 22 = Papers on predicative constructions : Proceedings of the workshop on secundary predication, October 16-17, 2000, Berlin
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