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ERIC Number: ED069180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Pages: 15
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Some Constraints on Topicalization.
Nakau, Minoru
Papers in Japanese Linguistics, v1 n1 p74-88 Jun 1972
This paper explains some properties and restrictions involved in phenomena of topicalization in Japanese. The first section reviews certain properties involved in simplex topical sentences; the second section reveals certain constraints on topicalization involved in complex sentences. Section Three pursues one consequence suggested by those constraints, namely, the existence of a rule of complement subject-raising in Japanese. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Japanese Linguistics Workshop.
Note: Portion of a Ph.D. dissertation submitted in 1971 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology