By Claire Halpert
First, whereas this e-book argues in prefer of a case-licensing research of Zulu, it locates the positions the place case is assigned reduce within the clause than what's present in nominative-accusative languages. additionally, Zulu indicates facts that case and contract are specified operations within the language, situated on varied heads and working independently of one another. regardless of those unfamiliarities, there's facts that the timing relationships among operations replicate these present in different languages. moment, this ebook proposes a singular kind of morphological case that serves to masks many structural licensing results in Zulu; the results of this situation are unexpected, Halpert argues that its lifestyles is anticipated given the present typological photograph of case. ultimately, this publication explores the implications of case and contract as dissociated operations, displaying that given this example, different strange houses of Bantu languages, equivalent to hyper-raising, are a usual end result. This exploration yields the belief that many of the more odd houses of Bantu languages actually end result from small quantities of version to deeply regularly occurring syntactic ideas similar to case, contract, and the EPP.
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