The low periphery of double object constructions in English and Spanish


  • Ángel Jiménez Fernández


Palabras clave:

constucciones de doble objeto, tópico, foco, orden de palabras, minimalismo


En este trabajo exploramos la posibilidad de que las construcciones de doble objeto proyectan una periferia interna a la cláusula que contiene categorías funcionales específicas para las funciones de tópico y foco. Lenguas como el español presentan esta opción, mien- tras que estas categorías no se proyectan en lenguas como el inglés. Esta diferencia explicará la diferencia en términos de orden de palabras en ambas lenguas.



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Jiménez Fernández, Ángel. (2009). The low periphery of double object constructions in English and Spanish. Philologia Hispalensis, 23(2).