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Title: The incompatibility of lexical derivation and post-lexical arguments*
Authors: Ritter, Elizabeth
Rosen, Sara Thomas
Keywords: Linguistics;Syntax;Grammar, Comparative and general--Aspect
Issue Date: Jan-1995
Publisher: University of Calgary
Citation: Ritter, E., & Rosen, S. T. (1995). The incompatibility of lexical derivation and post-lexical arguments*. Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, 17(Winter), 11-16.
Abstract: In the present paper we demonstrate that the aspectual role CAUSER is syntactically assigned. This assumption allows a principled distinction between indirect causers and agents; it also accounts for restrictions on argument inheritance in lexical derivation, including the restriction against derivation of causativized verbs discussed in Pesetsky (1992), and the failure of -er nominalization of causativized verbs noted in Brousseau and Ritter (1991).
Description: Elizabeth Ritter, University of Calgary; Sara Thomas Rosen, University of Kansas
ISSN: 2371-2643
Appears in Collections:Volume 17, Winter 1995

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