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Title: Distributed Morphology
Author(s): Daniel Siddiqi
Journal Title: Language and Linguistics Compass
Volume: 4
Issue: 7
Page Range: 524–542
Publication Date: Jul-2010
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of Distributed Morphology (DM, Halle and Marantz 1993, 1994), a framework withing the Minimalist Program (Chomsky 1995) which incorporates both morphology and syntax into one component of the grammar rather than postulating two separate components (as Lexicalist Minimalism does). This paper will outline the major distinctive features of DM, sketch some of the objections to its approach (and offer responses) and survey several of the internal debates among its practitioners.

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