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01:615:407. Topics in the Comparative Syntax of French and Francophone Dialects and Creoles (3)

  • Prerequisite: 01:615.201.
  • A follow up to the intro to French syntax course 420:333.
  • A demonstration of how principles and parameters in generative grammar adapt to account for a number of core phenomena in the syntax of French and Francophone dialects and Creoles, including Haitian Creole
  • With focus on syntactic analysis and syntactic theorizing and argumentation, in particular, the major syntactic structures of French, its dialects and creoles and their relevance to linguistic theory