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Null Subjects in Northeast English

Bailey, Laura R. (2011) Null Subjects in Northeast English. Newcastle Working Papers in Linguistics, 17 (1). pp. 23-45. ISSN 2041 -1057. (KAR id:42736)

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Abstract

This paper presents data and analysis relating to null subjects in spoken colloquial English.

speech collected on Tyneside and Wearside in 2007 shows that null subjects are permitted in

questionnaires, and compares the data with the other types of null subject described in the

ultimately concluding that the colloquial English phenomenon is most closely related to diary-

drop.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: syntax, null subject, pro-drop, Tyneside, Wearside, Geordie, English, 'diary-drop',
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PD Germanic philology and languages
P Language and Literature > PE English philology and language
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > English Language and Linguistics
Depositing User: Laura Bailey
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2014 17:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 13:01 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42736 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bailey, Laura R.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3359-9630
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