KACL Lecture Series

#47: Prof. Hideki Kishimoto

Kobe Univesity

Title: PP-subjects in Japanese

Date: Monday, March 5, 2007, 15:00--18:00
Place: Kobe University, Conference Room, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
(神戸大学 文化学研究科大会議室 (3F)) Access: click here

This paper looks at several different types of oblique and nominative subject constructions in Japanese. In the light of PP-subject constructions, it is argued that a nominative argument needs to be present in the clause in order for tense to have an EPP feature to attract a subject into its specifier position.

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