The aim is to investigate the historical development of four major topics of German syntax in comparison to other Germanic languages, namely the clause structure and the nature V2-constructions, the relation between morphology and the pro-drop parameter, the relation between morphology and V-to-I raising and finally the rise of expletive auxiliaries and the relation to the rise of VP-topicalization structures.
Steinbach, M. & Erb, M. C., 1997, ConSOLE V Proceedings: proceedings of the fifth conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe. Cambier-Langveld, T. & Et al. (eds.). Leiden: SOLE, p. 29-46
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