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Acusativo y dativo en la construcción factitiva: hacia un replanteamiento en términos multifactoriales

Renata Enghels (UGent)
(2012) REVUE ROMANE. 47(1). p.1-24
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Most investigations of Romance factitive constructions study the causative verb hacer (‘to make’) and pay little attention to related verbs such as dejar (‘to let’). This article seeks to fill up this gap by contrasting the syntax of positive and negative causation, and particularly focuses on the case marking of the causee. The analysis of a Spanish corpus allows us to examine previous accounts of case marking, namely the hypothesis of incorporation and the related ‘Stratal Uniqueness Law’, and the theory of direct vs. indirect causation. The second part is dedicated to the question whether the cognitive-semantic characteristics of the causation models have any effect on its syntax. Finally, a multifactorial analysis, taking into account the degree of dynamicity of the constituents and the accusative or dative case of the causee, demonstrates that variation of pattern mainly depends on the rich polysemy of the main verbs.
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causation, Spanish, case marking

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Enghels, Renata. 2012. “Acusativo y Dativo En La Construcción Factitiva: Hacia Un Replanteamiento En Términos Multifactoriales.” Revue Romane 47 (1): 1–24.
APA
Enghels, R. (2012). Acusativo y dativo en la construcción factitiva: hacia un replanteamiento en términos multifactoriales. REVUE ROMANE, 47(1), 1–24.
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Enghels R. Acusativo y dativo en la construcción factitiva: hacia un replanteamiento en términos multifactoriales. REVUE ROMANE. 2012;47(1):1–24.
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Enghels, Renata. “Acusativo y Dativo En La Construcción Factitiva: Hacia Un Replanteamiento En Términos Multifactoriales.” REVUE ROMANE 47.1 (2012): 1–24. Print.
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  abstract     = {Most investigations of Romance factitive constructions study the causative verb hacer ({\textquoteleft}to make{\textquoteright}) and pay little attention to related verbs such as dejar ({\textquoteleft}to let{\textquoteright}). This article seeks to fill up this gap by contrasting the syntax of positive and negative causation, and particularly focuses on the case marking of the causee. The analysis of a Spanish corpus allows us to examine previous accounts of case marking, namely the hypothesis of incorporation and the related {\textquoteleft}Stratal Uniqueness Law{\textquoteright}, and the theory of direct vs. indirect causation. The second part is dedicated to the question whether the cognitive-semantic characteristics of the causation models have any effect on its syntax. Finally, a multifactorial analysis, taking into account the degree of dynamicity of the constituents and the accusative or dative case of the causee, demonstrates that variation of pattern mainly depends on the rich polysemy of the main verbs.},
  author       = {Enghels, Renata},
  issn         = {0035-3906},
  journal      = {REVUE ROMANE},
  keyword      = {causation,Spanish,case marking},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {1--24},
  title        = {Acusativo y dativo en la construcci{\'o}n factitiva: hacia un replanteamiento en t{\'e}rminos multifactoriales},
  volume       = {47},
  year         = {2012},
}

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