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By Beth Levin,Malka Rappaport Hovav

the connection among verbs and their arguments is a commonly debated subject in linguistics. This finished 2005 survey offers an summary of this significant sector of analysis, exploring theories of the way a verb's semantics can be sure the morphosyntactic consciousness of its arguments. Assuming a detailed connection among verb which means and syntactic constitution, it offers a bridge among lexical-semantic and syntactic learn, synthesizing the result of paintings from more than a few linguistic subdisciplines and in various theoretical frameworks. the 1st 4 chapters survey prime theories approximately occasion constitution and conceptualization. The 5th and 6th chapters specialise in the mapping from lexical semantics to morphosyntax and comprise a close dialogue of the thematic hierarchy. the ultimate bankruptcy reports remedies of a number of argument consciousness. With priceless bibliographic references and transparent definitions of appropriate phrases, this publication could be necessary to scholars and researchers in syntax and semantics, in addition to these in similar fields.

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