SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Andriana Koumbarou

BA, MA (SOAS, University of London)
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Overview

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Name:
Andriana Koumbarou
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Thesis title:
The expression of focus in Dynamic Syntax with special reference to Hindi
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PhD Research

This project investigates the cross-linguistic variation in syntactic and morphological focus realisation from a dynamic perspective. Under such a view, focus effects are analyzed as emerging out of the interaction of contextual information and semantic structure-building mechanisms in utterance interpretation. The project pays special attention to focus phenomena in Hindi.

Research

Focus, Dynamic Syntax, Hindi