Visibility and argument identification : a conceptual semantic approach to Alamblak and Japanese
This study attempts to combine the Government and Binding (GB) theory and
Conceptual Semantics to provide an account for problems in the basic grammatical
structures of Alamblak and some topics of Japanese. The thesis assumes Jackendovian
Conceptual Semantics but aims to propose an alternative theory which establishes the
relationship between syntax and semantics with maximum principles and minimum
The main concepts of the theory are argument identification and visibility....[Show more]
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