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Cognitive, Social, and Individual Constraints on Linguistic Variation : A Case Study of Presentational
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The present volume tries to answer the question: What constrains morphosyntactic variation? By analyzing the variable agreement of presentational haber (‘there to be’) in Caribbean Spanish with advanced statistical tools and theoretical constructs of Cognitive Sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and variationist sociolinguistics, it proposes an innovative theoretical model of the constraints that govern morphosyntactic variation.
Number of Pages: 262
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Cognitive Linguistic Research
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Jeroen Claes
Street Date: January 11, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-9796
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