Paul Boucher

Paul Boucher

List of John Benjamins publications for which Paul Boucher plays a role.


Subjects Romance linguistics | Translation Studies


As opposed to English, French wh-questions can take a wide variety of forms. I identify four basic patterns: (a) wh- in situ: Vous êtes allés où?; (b) wh- raised, verb in situ: Où vous êtes allés?; (c) est-ce que insertion: Où est-ce que vous êtes allés?; (d) subject-clitic inversion: Où êtes-vous… read more | Article
Boucher, Paul. 2006. Mapping function to form: Adjective positions in French. Ordre des mots et topologie de la phrase française, Gerdes, Kim et Claude Muller (dir.), pp. 43–60
The position and meaning of Modern French adjectives is discussed in the generative syntax framework. The classical analysis of Cinque (1995), by N-raising to some functional position, is rejected for a number of reasons, notably its inability to account for changes in position since the Old French… read more | Article
Boucher, Paul. 2003. 1. Determiner Phrases in Old and Modern French. From NP to DP: Volume 1: The syntax and semantics of noun phrases, Coene, Martine and Yves D’hulst (eds.), pp. 47–69