External Syntax

  • Charles Jones
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 47)


In this chapter we survey several properties of in order clauses and purpose clauses, specifically with an eye out for properties that indicate how they attach to the matrix clause. Purpose clauses and in order clauses both have the kind of properties that are associated with adverbial elements. Adverbial elements are not generally considered to be associated with idiosyncratic properties of lexical subcategorization. They are distinguished, as adjuncts, from elements that are so associated with those lexical items


Relative Clause Matrix Clause Implicit Argument Home Team Negative Polarity Item 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Jones
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishGeorge Mason UniversityUSA

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