SYNTAX: another term for
|LIT.||Booij, G.E. and T. v. Haaften (1988)|
Spencer, A. (1991)
MORPHOLOGY: level of representation, which is part of the lexical representation of verbs (or adjectives), where the information about the theta-grid is decoded, and as such is part of the syntactic structure of verbs. EXAMPLE: one way to represent the predicate-argument structure (PAS) of the causative verb break is (i).
(i) break: <Agent, Theme>In (i) break is specified as having an external argument ( Agent) and an internal argument ( Theme).