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Title: The Acquisition of Finiteness
Written By: Elma Blom
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] 94

The book provides a theoretical and empirical evaluation of a field that
has been the focus of generative theories on language acquisition: the
acquisition of finiteness and related properties such as root infinitives,
verb movement and null subjects. It contains a critical empirical
assessment of the various hypotheses, lists the implications for linguistic
theory and provides alternative analyses. Issues covered are: (i) the
semantics of children’s root infinitives (tense, modality and aspect), (ii)
the relation between lexical, morphological and syntactic development in
the domain of finiteness, (iii) the role of the input, and (iv) the
interference of cognitive development. Typological focus is on Germanic

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110190834
ISBN-13: 9783110190830
Pages: 162
Prices: Europe EURO 78.00
U.S. $ 125.00