April 24, 2020

EXTRAPOSITION is an EXPLETIVE Construction

Pronoun it is the subject Besides applying to infinitive clauses, the grammatical rule of extraposition also applies to finite complement clauses, of which there are two […]
April 20, 2020

Pied-piping

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April 20, 2020

Parsing Relatives to Identify the Function of Complementizers and Filler-gap Dependencies

In the following examples, the head-initialized antecedent (italicized) has a complementizer (bolded) that is the syntactic head of a full clause. The complementizer is also an object […]
April 20, 2020

Pronominalization: A Standard Approach to Relativization

Pronominalization is the use of a pronoun instead of a noun. Relativization is when a noun or noun phrase in an embedded sentence is deleted or […]