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Wh constructions in the Portuguese spoken in Cape Verde islands

Grant number: 13/06629-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2013
Effective date (End): August 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Portuguese Language
Principal Investigator:Marcia Santos Duarte de Oliveira
Grantee:Francisco João Lopes
Host Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:12/06078-9 - Portuguese in time and space: linguistic contact, grammars in competition and parametric change, AP.TEM


This project, which is linked to a larger project (Temático FAPESP "The Portuguese Language in Time and Space: Language Contact, Grammars in Competition and Parametric Change "), focuses on the description/analysis of Wh-constructions in the subvariety of Portuguese spoken by students of undergraduate studies in Cape Verde, here identified as 'Capeverdean Academic Portuguese Academic' - CAP. The CAP has as substrate the Capeverdean Creole language - CCV. The Wh-constructions to be focused in this study are the direct interrogative-Wh questions, the relative clauses and the cleft constructions in intersection with the relative constructions. In the study of these constructions, we adopt the model of the theory of syntactic derivation by phases, especially as seen in Chomsky (2001), (2005), (2007) (in press). (AU)

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LOPES, Francisco João. Morphosyntactic analysis of the Wh-constructions in the Portuguese spoken in Cape Verde. 2017. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH/SBD) São Paulo.

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