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Agentive Causatives in Romance: Accessibility versus Passivization
Radford, Andrew
Journal of Linguistics, 14, 1, 35-58, Mar 78
All modern Romance languages except Rumanian have a class of causative + infinitive construction in which the infinitive subject surfaces as an agentive. This article investigates the question of how agentivization of the infinitive subject is to be handled in these languages. (DS)
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