This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
Alderete examines the influences of morphological factors on stress and pitch accent within Optimality Theory. He argues that two developments in the theory of faithfulness constraints define a typology of morpho-accentual processes. Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics series.