Alejo Alcaraz

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alejo Alcaraz plays a role.


Alcaraz, Alejo 2018 The spurious vs. dative problemRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen, Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau (eds.), pp. 5–20 | Chapter
In this paper I bring new arguments against the morphological analysis of the Spurious Se Rule in Spanish (Bonet 1991, Nevins 2007, 2012, among others). I show that both the dative clitic le and the spurious clitic se differ syntactically. These facts strongly argue against the existence of a… read more
Alcaraz, Alejo 2016 The obviation agreement effectRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 10: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 28, Lisbon, Carrilho, Ernestina, Alexandra Fiéis, Maria Lobo and Sandra Pereira (eds.), pp. 1–22 | Article
I will critically review Kayne’s (2009) hypothesis that the presence of a silent clitic explains the Absence of Principle B Effects APBE (Burzio 1991, 1992 among others) with 1st and 2nd person clitics in Romance languages. I will show that APBE does not depend on the presence of any silent clitic… read more