Double and backward control in Indonesian: an LFG analysis

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    This paper discusses syntactic, semantic and pragmatic properties of an Indonesian control construction allowing forward/backward double control alternations. While having a tight VP structure, the backward control structure is not monoclausal. An argument-structure based LFG analysis is proposed, accounting for the complex properties of double control structures, including ambiguity between ordinary forward and unusual backward readings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG2014) conference
    EditorsM Butt, T King
    Place of PublicationMichigan
    PublisherCLSI publications
    EditionPeer Reviewed
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventLexical Functional Grammar (LFG) Conference 2014 - University of Michigan, United States
    Duration: 1 Jan 2014 → …


    ConferenceLexical Functional Grammar (LFG) Conference 2014
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Period1/01/14 → …
    Other17 - 20 July 2014


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