By Shigeru Miyagawa
Over the years, an immense strand of Miyagawa's study has been to review how syntax, case marking, and argument constitution have interaction. particularly, Miyagawa's paintings addresses the character of the connection among syntax and argument constitution, and the way case marking and different phenomena support to explain this courting. during this choice of new and revised items, Miyagawa expands and develops new analyses for numeral quantifier stranding, ditransitive buildings, nominative/genitive alternation, "syntactic" research of lexical and syntactic causatives, and historic swap within the accusative case marking from outdated eastern to fashionable jap. All of those analyses display an intimate relation between case marking, argument constitution, and notice order.
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