Paul Smolensky

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


Legendre, Géraldine and Paul Smolensky. 2017. A competition-based analysis of French anticausatives. Transitivity and Valency: From theory to acquisition, Fotiadou, Georgia and Hélène Vassiliadou (eds.), pp. 25–42
Some long-standing questions surrounding anticausatives in languages like French include whether the morphological marking (presence/absence of se) correlates with interpretational differences and/or different syntax. We examine the three anticausatives classes (optional se, obligatory se, no se)… read more | Article