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How do things get done: on non-canonical passives in Finnish

Heinat, Fredrik LU and Manninen, Satu LU (2013) In Non-canonical passives p.213-233
Abstract
In this paper, we argue that, in addition to non-agreeing passives, Finnish has even an agreeing passive. The agreeing passive shows similar behaviour to non-canonical passives in other languages, such as get-passives in English. The agreeing passive differs from ordinary copular constructions in various ways, most importantly in the availability of an event-interpretation. Agreeing and non-agreeing passives have similar structure in the tense and vP domains; the differences between them can be attributed to differences in the selecting heads. Agreeing passives differ from copular constructions in that the latter lack a vP. The selecting heads are, however, the same in the two constructions.
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passives, English, Finnish
in
Non-canonical passives
editor
Alexiadou, Artemis and Schäfer, Florian
pages
213 - 233
publisher
John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN
9789027255884
9789027272270
project
When agents disappear: on the morpho-syntax, semantics and informational value of passive, middle and active impersonal constructions
language
Finnish
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yes
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3c9e74a4-6e86-4645-83d2-1e1fb8dd7340 (old id 3217983)
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  author       = {Heinat, Fredrik and Manninen, Satu},
  editor       = {Alexiadou, Artemis and Schäfer, Florian},
  isbn         = {9789027255884},
  keyword      = {passives,English,Finnish},
  language     = {fin},
  pages        = {213--233},
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  series       = {Non-canonical passives},
  title        = {How do things get done: on non-canonical passives in Finnish},
  year         = {2013},
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