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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors
Topic and Focus Scope Positions in Navajo
Argument Scrambling, Operator Movement, and Topic Movement in Hungarian
Grammatical Relations in Tohono O’odham: an Instrumental Perspective
Bare Nominals: Non-Specific and Contrastive Readings under Scrambling
On Object Positions, Specificity, and Scrambling in Persian
Scrambling, Subscrambling, and Case in Turkish
Does Russian Scrambling Exist?
A-Movement Scrambling and Options without Optionality
Scrambling in Dutch: Optionality and Optimality
Non-Canonical Word Order: Topic and Focus in Adult and Child Tamil
Scrambling and Processing: Dependencies, Complexity, and Constraints
WH-Movement versus Scrambling: the Brain Makes a Difference
References
Index
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Word Order and Scrambling

Word Order and Scrambling

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Word Order and Scrambling introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling and is a valuable contribution to the fields of theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and applied linguistics.

Introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling, or free word order.
Explores major issues including factors responsible for word order variations, how scrambled constructions are processed, and whether variations are available in early child language development and in second language acquisition.
Discusses a number of typologically diverse languages including Hindi, Japanese, and Navajo.
Provides enlightening information on different aspects of word order variation and the consequences for our understanding of the nature of human language.
Word Order and Scrambling introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling and is a valuable contribution to the fields of theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and applied linguistics.

Introduces readers to recent research into the linguistic phenomenon called scrambling, or free word order.
Explores major issues including factors responsible for word order variations, how scrambled constructions are processed, and whether variations are available in early child language development and in second language acquisition.
Discusses a number of typologically diverse languages including Hindi, Japanese, and Navajo.
Provides enlightening information on different aspects of word order variation and the consequences for our understanding of the nature of human language.

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