ERIC Number: ED104126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Report on the 1971 Winter Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America from the Point of View of Language Universals and Typology. Working Papers on Language Universals, No. 8.
Six papers dealing with crosslinguistic generalizations are summarized and discussed here. Two of them were about question structure: "Language Universals and Sociocultural Implications in Deviant Usage: Personal Questions in Swedish" by C. Paulston and "Valley Zapotec: Identical Rule for Both wh Question Movement and Relative Clause Constituent Movement" by H. Rosenbaum. W. Lehmann's "On a Structural Principle of Language and Its Implications" and J. Ross's "Primacy" dealt with subjects and objects. "Remarks on Possessives" by R. Underhill concerned possessive constructions in Turkish, English and Thai. C. Kessler described a study of English-Italian bilingual children in her paper "Contrasts in the Acquisition of Syntax in Bilingual Children." (Author/PMP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Committee on Linguistics.