eScApeS ─ Scope-based Approaches to Syntax: adjuncts, control, and small clauses

eScApeS ─ Scope-based Approaches to Syntax: adjuncts, control, and small clauses

Our research group is interested in scope-based approaches to syntax within Chomsky’s Minimalist Programme. Focusing primarily on (often corpus-based) data from German, Norwegian and English, we explore the interplay between syntax and semantics in non-finite adjunct clauses, or adjunct small clauses. This involves topics such as the syntactic (or non-syntactic) mechanisms behind control, possible correlations between adverbial interpretations, control relations and adjunction height and the internal structure of adverbial small clauses. We are also interested in syntactic topics such as Agree, adjunction, predication, binding, phase and island theory more generally.

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Silke Fischer, Inghild Flaate Høyem and Kristin Klubbo Brodahl 

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