summary - unless X also assigns Case to that phrase. The...

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F INAL S ET OF R ULES FROM C HAPTERS 1-8 DP D (NP)(PP)(CP) NP (AP) N AP (DegAdvP) A PP P (DP) VP (AdvP) V (DP) (DP) (?AdvP) (PP) (AdvP) (CP) DegAdvP DegAdv AdvP Adv TP DP T VP CP C TP L AWS , P RINCIPLES AND A SSUMPTIONS FROM C HAPTERS 9-10 The Case Law: (i) DPs must receive Case from an adjacent Case Assigner. (ii) Case Assigners must assign all their Cases to some DP. The Adjacency Principle If X assigns Case to Y, no phrase can appear between X and Y
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Unformatted text preview: unless X also assigns Case to that phrase. The Phrase Principle X can only assign case to Y if Y is in Xs phrase Assumptions Tense assigns one case to the left Prepositions assign one case to the right Verbs like run, go dont assign a case Verbs like love, see assign one case to the right Verbs like give assign two cases to the right...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course LING 201 taught by Professor Altshuler during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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