Adverbs and Functional Heads : A Cross-Linguistic Perspective PDF
Part of the Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax series
One of the world's leading syntacticians presents evidence for locating Adverb Phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a novel and well articulated theory of the clause.
In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence.
Cinques cutting-edge proposal suggests that the structure of natural language sentences is much richer than previously assumed.