By Andrew Carnie

The contributions making up this quantity in honor of Eloise Jelinek are written from a formalist viewpoint that bargains with stereotypically functionalist questions on language. Jelinek's pioneering paintings in formalist syntax has proven that independent syntax don't need to exist in a vacuum. Her paintings has highlighted the significance of incorporating the consequences of discourse and data constitution at the syntactic illustration. This booklet goals to invoke Jelinek's paintings both in substance or spirit. the point of interest is on Jelinek's influential Pronominal Argument speculation as an "non-configurational" language; the impression of discourse-related interface phenomena on syntactic constitution; the syntactic research of the grammaticalization; interactions among morphology, phonology and phonetics; and foundational concerns concerning the hyperlink among formal grammar and serve as of language, in addition to the methodological concerns underlying different ways to linguistics.

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