Kechagias, A 2011, 'A new look at Clitic Doubling in standard Modern Greek' , University College London (UCL) Working Papers in Linguistics, 23 , pp. 138-165.
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In this paper I deal with clitic doubling and address the general question of a syntactic treatment of this phenomenon. In a nutshell the idea I am putting forward is that clitic doubling at least in a language like Standard Modern Greek does not have to depend on any special syntactic schema or configuration. Rather I argue the clitic is a mere reflection of features of the DP node that is selected by a verbal head that have been copied and moved higher up in the structure. In this light I propose that Clitic Doubling should be seen as a parameterized version of the object A- movement/A-scrambling-to-the-TP-domain operation as found in a variety of languages.
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|Schools:||Schools > School of Arts & Media|
|Journal or Publication Title:||University College London (UCL) Working Papers in Linguistics|
|Publisher:||University College London (UCL) Division of Psychology and Language Sciences|
|Funders:||University College London (UCL)|
|Depositing User:||Dr Axiotis Kechagias|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jul 2015 15:31|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2016 19:29|
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