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  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 23, Spring 2001 

    Dobrovolsky, Michael; Mezhevich, Ilana; Sheedy, Cory; Thormoset, David; Thrift, Erica (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2001-05)
    The editors of this volume, Cory Sheedy, Ilana Mezhevich, Erica Thrift, David Thormoset, and Michael Dobrovolsky are pleased to present the twenty-third issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the ...
  • Experiencers and goals in German unaccusatives 

    Borik, Olga; Brandt, Patrick (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2001-05)
    So-called 'Psychological Predicates' have prov.en particularly problematic for a mapping from lexical argument structure to positions in syntactic structure if one adopts the view that: (I) this mapping should be uniform. ...
  • Malay blends - CV or syllable template? 

    Dobrovolsky, Michael (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2001-05)
    1be subject of this paper is the structure and representation of blends in modern Malay. In the first part of the paper, I present a survey of blend forms that I have collected from a number of consultants, and present ...
  • Locative insertion, definiteness, and free word order in Russian 

    Mezhevich, Ilana (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2001-05)
    In this paper, I examine Russian data in terms of definiteness versus indefiniteness and locative inversion. The latter is investigated in Bresnan (1994). She presents an analysis of locative inversion in English and ...
  • Topicalization and topic drop in Dutch 

    Thrift, Erica (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2001-05)
    Topic drop is a frequently overlooked phenomenon in Dutch syntax. However, its investigation provides valuable insight into the intricate interaction between syntax and pragmatics. This paper endeavours to bring together ...