Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

English | 2010 | ISBN: 026201422X, 0262514303 | 232 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

In Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology, David Embick offers the first detailed examination of morphology and phonology from a phase-cyclic point of view (that is, one that takes into account recent developments in Distributed Morphology and the Minimalist program) and the only recent detailed treatment of allomorphy, a phenomenon that is central to understanding how the grammar of human language works. In addition to making new theoretical proposals about morphology and phonology in terms of a cyclic theory, Embick addresses a schism in the field between phonological theories such as Optimality Theory and other (mostly syntactic) theories such as those associated with the Minimalist program. He presents sustained empirical arguments that the Localist view of grammar associated with the Minimalist program (and Distributed Morphology in particular) is correct, and that the Globalism espoused by many forms of Optimality Theory is incorrect. In the "derivational versus nonderivational" debate in linguistic theory, Embick's arguments come down squarely on the derivational side.

Determining how to make empirical comparisons between such large positions, and the different frameworks that embody them, is at the heart of the book. Embick argues that patterns of allomorphy implicate general questions about locality and specific questions about the manner in which (morpho)syntax relates to (morpho)phonology. Allomorphy thus provides a crucial test case for comparing Localist and Globalist approaches to grammar.



[Fast Download] Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology

Ebooks related to "Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology" :
Cultural Heritage and Value Creation: Towards New Pathways
The Golden Thread: A History of Writing
The Dark Side of Game Play: Controversial Issues in Playful Environments
Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016
The Limits of Eroticism in Post-Petrarchan Narrative: Conditional Pleasure from Spenser to Marvell
Yonata Levy, Jeannette C. Schaeffer - Language Competence Across Populations
The Ancient World (History of Costume and Fashion)
Richard Hingley - Globalizing Roman Culture: Unity, Diversity and Empire
Josefine Kitzbichler - Dokumente zur Theorie der Uebersetzung antiker Literatur
Don't Know Much About World Myths
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.