From Syntax to Discourse : Pronominal Clitics, Null Subjects and Infinitives in Child Language

claim is that such morphological processes can be learnt without symbolization and innate knowledge. See Rumelhart and McClelland (1986) for the original model of past tense acquisition, Plunkett and Marchman (1993), Nakisa, Plunkett and Hahn (1996) and Elman et al. (1996) for developments and exten...

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Main Author: Hamann, C.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
Edition:1st ed. 2002
Series:Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introdcution to Language Acquisition
  • 2 The Acquisition of the Pronominal System in French The Production of Subject and Object Clitics
  • 3 The Binding Principles and Acquisition Research
  • 4 Romance Clitics and Binding
  • 5 Two Experiments on Binding Effects With French Clitic Pronouns
  • 6 Children’x Null Subjects and Infinitives
  • 7 Theoretical Approaches to Infinitives and Null Subjects
  • 8 Empirical Data and the Evaluation of the Approaches
  • 9 Wh-Questions: Infinitives, Null Subjects and the Problem of Interpretation
  • 10 Other Areas of Investigation: Negation and Late Argument Drop
  • 11 Discourse Anchorage and the CP
  • 12 Child Language: From Syntax to Discourse
  • Notes
  • References