The Antisymmetry of Syntax
Richard S. Kayne, 1994

Part I.

Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Proposal

Chapter 2. Deriving X-Bar Theory

Part II.

Chapter 3. Adjunction

3.1 Segments and Categories

3.2 Adjunctions to a Head

3.3 Multiple Adjuctions: Clitics

3.4 Multiple Adjuctions: Nonheads

3.5 Specifiers

3.6 Verb-Second Effects

3.7 Adjunction of a Head to a Nonhead

Chapter 4. Word Order

4.1 The Specifier-Complement Asymmetry

4.2 Specifier-Head-Complement as a Universal Order

4.3 Time and the Specifier-Head-Complement Order

4.4 Linear Order and Adjunction to Heads

4.5 Linear Order and Structure Below the Word Level

4.6 The Adjuction Site of Clitics

Chapter 5. Further Consequences

5.1 There is No Directionality Parameter

5.2 The LCA Applies to All Syntactic Representations

5.3 Agreement in Adpositional Phrases

5.4 Head Movement

5.5 Final Complementizers and Agglutination

Part III.

Chapter 6. Coordination

6.1 More on Coordination

6.2 Coordination of Heads, Including Clitics

6.3 Coordination of With

6.4 Right Node Raising

Chapter 7. Complementation

7.1 Multiple Complements and Adjuncts

7.2 Heavy NP Shift

7.3 Right-Dislocations

Chapter 8. Relatives and Possessives

8.1 Postnominal Possessives in English

8.2 Relative Clauses in English

8.3 N-Final Relative Clauses

8.4 Reduced Relatives and Adjectives

8.5 More on Possessives

8.6 More of French De

8.7 Nonrestrictive Relatives

Chapter 9. Extraposition

9.1 Relative Clause Extraposition

9.2 Result Clauses and Comparatives

Part IV.

Chapter 10. Conclusion


Top of Page | AOS Opinion | Sort by Topic | Sort by Title | Sort by Author