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Embedded V2 in Norwegian and Swedish

Julien, Marit LU (2007) In Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax 80.
Abstract
Embedded declarative V2 clauses can appear in a number of different contexts in Norwegian and Swedish. What all these clauses have in common is that they have illocutionary force—they are asserted. I argue that a syntactic Force head is responsible for the illocutionary force as well as for the V2 order. Thus, the syntax and the semantics of embedded V2 clauses are closely tied together. The analysis can be extended to root clauses with V2, so that all cases of V2 in Norwegian and Swedish get a unified explanation. Although it needs to be investigated further, it is possible that the analysis holds for V2 clauses in other Germanic languages as well.
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illocutionary force, embedded clauses, V2
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Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax
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80
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59 pages
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Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University
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1100-097X
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English
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  author       = {Julien, Marit},
  issn         = {1100-097X},
  keyword      = {illocutionary force,embedded clauses,V2},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Working Paper},
  pages        = {59},
  publisher    = {Department of Scandinavian Languages, Lund University},
  series       = {Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax},
  title        = {Embedded V2 in Norwegian and Swedish},
  volume       = {80},
  year         = {2007},
}