Further Issues in Acquisition Theory

  • Nina M. Hyams
Part of the Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics book series (SITP, volume 3)


In this final chapter we would like to briefly review that we consider to be the main empirical results of this study. Additionally, we wish to consider certain substantive issues which arise within the particular approach to grammatical development we have adopted, in particular, the relationship between grammatical development and the theory of markedness and the issue of instantaneous vs. non-instantaneous acquisition.


Grammatical Development Null Subject Initial Parameter Setting Acquisition Theory Postverbal Subject 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nina M. Hyams
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  1. 1.Dept. of LinguisticsUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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