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3/3/08 - Relativized Minimality Trace e f ect you can’t extract out of a subject position when there is an overt complementizer Chomsky introduces new barrier Minimality barrier X’ can sometimes be barriers Who did you say [t [ C’ that t read the book ]] barriers for government - not for movement at LF that => ø Problem 1: have to stipulate that these are barriers for govt not mvt problem 2: have to adopt Lasnik-Saito concerning adjunct traces - no reason that adjunct traces should be di f erent than DP traces in that respect Problem 3: V’ and I’ should also be minimality barriers Rizzi - relativized minimality extend it to embrace wider data give up on trying to collapse strong mvt barriers with 12-1 12
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minimality barriers Minimality is a di f erent kind of principle - two di f erent things rigid barrier - applies no matter what Rizzi says instead minimality should be a relative e f ect Relativizad minimality wh-islands contrast bet extraction of argiment and extraction of an adjunct traces have to be either antecedent-governed or θ -governed Whose car
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