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Oct 19, 2021 | ISBN 9780262542852

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Table Of Contents

Series Foreword vii
Preface ix
1 Introduction 1
2 Capturing the Fundamental Cut: Predicative vs. Propositional Adjuncts 15
3 OC vs. NOC 21
4 Strict OC Adjuncts 31
5 OC/NOC Adjuncts 39
6 A Compositional Analysis 53
7 Hierarchical Consequences for VP-Targeting Tests 71
8 A Strict NOC Adjunct? 85
9 Summary: Meeting the Empirical Challenges 89
10 Against Binary Configurational Alternatives 93
11 Ever-Growing NOC 105
12 Revisiting the Acquisition Data 135
13 Deriving the Default Status of Predicative Control 159
14 Broader Implications and Open Questions 173
15 Conclusion 205
Notes 209
References 227
Index 245

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