A Note on the Copy vs. Multidominance Theories of Movement
Vicente, Luis (Universität Potsdam. Department Linguistik)

Date: 2009
Abstract: This article considers two different aspects of A-bar movement, namely (a) an analysis of reconstruction effects in terms of deletion at LF, and (b) Johnson’s (2007) decompositional analysis of quantifiers as a means to derive the correct interpretation of A-bar chains. By examining how these two proposals mesh with each other, it is possible to compare the copy theory of movement to a multidominance alternative. We will see that each approach to movement must make use of slightly different assumptions in order to derive the correct results, thus establishing a basis for a potential comparison between the two of them.
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Quantification ; A-bar movement ; Copy theory ; Multidominance ; Syntax ; Semantics
Published in: Catalan Journal of Linguistics, V. 8 (2009) p. 75-97, ISSN 2014-9719

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