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By Beth Levin,Malka Rappaport Hovav

the connection among verbs and their arguments is a generally debated subject in linguistics. This entire 2005 survey presents an summary of this significant sector of study, exploring theories of ways a verb's semantics can verify the morphosyntactic cognizance of its arguments. Assuming an in depth connection among verb which means and syntactic constitution, it presents a bridge among lexical-semantic and syntactic learn, synthesizing the result of paintings from various linguistic subdisciplines and in various theoretical frameworks. the 1st 4 chapters survey best theories approximately occasion constitution and conceptualization. The 5th and 6th chapters specialise in the mapping from lexical semantics to morphosyntax and comprise an in depth dialogue of the thematic hierarchy. the ultimate bankruptcy reports remedies of a number of argument cognizance. With valuable bibliographic references and transparent definitions of suitable 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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