Victor Junnan Pan
List of John Benjamins publications for which Victor Junnan Pan plays a role.
Chapter 8. On the syntax of causal clauses in Mandarin Chinese Micro- and Macro-variation of Causal Clauses: Synchronic and Diachronic Insights, Jędrzejowski, Łukasz and Constanze Fleczoreck (eds.), pp. 221–249 | Chapter2023
This chapter examines problems and issues related to the syntax of causal-consequent clauses in Chinese. Conjunctions that introduce these clauses in Chinese do not form a homogeneous syntactic category: Some are analyzed as complementizers, whereas the others as prepositions. Furthermore, both… read more
Chapter 6. System repairing strategy at interface: Wh -in-situ in Mandarin Chinese Interfaces in Grammar, Hu, Jianhua and Haihua Pan (eds.), pp. 133–166 | Chapter2019
Wh-words in Chinese are ambiguous in specific contexts. In actual conversational situations, when speakers put different combinations of stress with intonation on sentences, the relevant wh-words are no longer ambiguous. The encoded prosodic forms can be analyzed as phonological features in… read more
Resumptivity and two types of A′‑dependencies in the Minimalist Program International Journal of Chinese Linguistics 3:1, pp. 45–78 | Article2016
This paper examines the derivation of two types of A′-dependencies — relative clauses and Left-Dislocation structures — in the framework of Minimalist Program based on Mandarin data. Relatives and LD structures demonstrate many distinct syntactic and semantic properties when they contain a gap and… read more