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By Kenneth Wishnia, Barbara D'Amato

This annoying, mental mystery set within the East Village punk scene in the course of the early Nineteen Eighties shadows a unmarried night shift of NYPD cop Filomena Buscarsela. while Filomena learns that the poisonous leak could have been sabotage, and a key witness—an East Village artist—dies in a suspicious coincidence, she comes to a decision to pursue the case on her personal via cruising the Alphabet urban punk rock golf equipment for clues in regards to the artist's final days. yet as she makes an attempt to punish environmental criminals, Filomena reveals the case, and her own lifestyles, start to fall apart. A taut noir tempered with a cynical humorousness, this secret novel is a sociological picture of a working-class Latina in long island urban.

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Following Babyonyshev (1993, 1997), we treat the dative Case borne by the nominal complement of the preposition k (‘to’) as inherent Case, rather than lexical Case. The reason is that complements of this preposition bear the theta-role of goal, which fits into the definition of inherent Case given above. An example of inherent dative licensed by the preposition k (‘to’) is given below: (16) Inherent Dative Case a. On podošel k oknu. 3 The interaction of Number and Case With regard to the internal structure of DPs, there are many competing analyses in the literature, none of which, to the best of our knowledge, can offer a satisfactory account of the DP-internal Case-licensing mechanisms.

The revised Prediction 1a is in (28): (28) Prediction 1a Young Russian-speaking children produce Case correctly in the singular. Furthermore, the Underspecification of Number may have consequences for the use of plural nouns in general. , they either do not produce plural forms or use them erroneously (cf. Pizzuto & Caselli (1992) for Italian, Grinstead (1994) for Spanish and Catalan, Ferdinand (1994) for French, and Clahsen et al. (1994) for German). At the same time, children as young as 1;6 exhibit productive control over singular nominal and verbal forms.

Due to lack of consensus on the status of these forms, they were excluded from our analysis. Case and Number in early Russian 5. 5In Stage 1, we obtained 1978 (=91%) singular forms and 183 (=9%) plural forms, and in Stage 2 – 1703 (=87%) singular forms and 261 (=13%) plural forms. Furthermore, out of the 54 different word types used in plural in Stage 1, 35 (=65%) consist of frequently used plurals that might be rote-learned by the children. The rest 19 (=35%) word types represent productive plurals that might not be rote-learned.

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