Re: [tied] Re: Marked nominative

From: Miguel Carrasquer
Message: 22046
Date: 2003-05-17

On Sat, 17 May 2003 19:19:39 +0000, Glen Gordon
<glengordon01@...> wrote:

>>You can get away with it in French I think: "L'automobile, je
>>la vois".
>>You can do it twice in French, e.g:
>> Marie, le livre, elle l'a lu.
>Yes, but all I can say to that sentence is "Yuck!".

The unmarked word order in colloquial French would be "Elle l'a lu,
Marie, le livre" (= VSO).

Miguel Carrasquer Vidal