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  • Cherokee Stories of the Supernatural 

    Scancarelli, Janine (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    Stories of personal experiences of supernatural events are a highly-valued form of verbal art for Cherokee speakers today. Both the people who tell them and those who listen regard such stories as entertaining and ...
  • Endangered Languages Data Summary 

    Linguistic Society of America. Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservation.; Yamamoto, Akira Y. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
  • English Verb-particle Constructions: Two Types, Two Structures 

    Zoerner, Ed (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    This paper proposes that resultative verb-particle constructions (VPCs) have an underlyingly different structure from idiomatic VPCs; both structures differ from the Small Clause analysis of Kayne (1985) et al and the ...
  • An NP-movement Account of Tough Constructions 

    Reider, Michael (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    Chomsky's (1981) wh-movement analysis of tough constructions is inadequate when tough subjects involving internal [theta]-relations are considered--unless, as Jones (1983) observes, generalized transformations, abandoned ...
  • K'iche' Maya Verbs of Breaking and Cutting 

    Pye, Clifton (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    K'iche' Maya divides the breaking and cutting domains into much more specific actions than English or Spanish, e.g., -pi'i:j `break something soft', -joyopi:j `break off a banana'. K'iche' does not have a general word for ...
  • A-bar Dependency, Wh-scrambling in Korean, and Referential Hierarchy 

    Lee, Gunsoo (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    'There is an argument-adjunct asymmetry in wh-extractions from weak islands. Some previous approaches to the issue concur that the reason why argument wh-phrases may create long distance A' dependencies across the islands ...
  • Judgments of Politeness in L2 Acquisition 

    Harada, Yoko (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    This paper examines Japanese ESL learners' perception and production of to whom and how politely one should speak and what expressions are appropriate to whom in American English. Speakers are expected to change the level ...
  • Syntax of Demonstrative Adjectives in Japanese: A Preliminary Study 

    Fukuda, Minoru (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    It is argued that demonstrative adjectives like ano (“that”) kono ("this”) and sono (“the or that") occupy the highest Spec position in DP in Japanese, and that they block A-bar movement out of DP. The interactions among ...
  • Resetting Bounding Nodes in Acquiring Spanish 

    Cebreiros, Ramiro (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1996-01-01)
    This paper addresses the issue of whether L2 learners can reset parameters, by testing English speakers learning Spanish on their ability to reset the bounding node parameter. The bounding nodes are : IP and NP in English, ...

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