Ling341Homework3

Ling341Homework3 - 1 kiratte-iru]-to] omotte-iru. T-nom...

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Homework 3 Ling 341 [1] Wh-movement In the class, we have discussed that wh-movement go through intermediate CP-specifier position. Referring to Subjacency condition and bounding nodes, discuss why such step-by-step movement is necessary. In so doing, give a specific example. [2] Binding Consider the following examples from Japanese. (1) a. Taroo-ga 1 zibun-o 1 kiratte-iru. T-nom self-acc hate-ing. “Taroo hates himself. b. * Taroo-no 1 tomodati-ga zibun-o 1 kiratte-iru. T-gen friend-nom self-acc hate-ing. “Taroo 1 ’s friend hates himself 1 .” (himself = Taroo, not friend) c. Taroo-ga 1 [ CP [ IP Hanako-ga zibun-o
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Unformatted text preview: 1 kiratte-iru]-to] omotte-iru. T-nom H-nom self hate-ing -that think-ing Taroo 1 thinks that Hanako hates himself 1 . d. * Taroo-no 1 tomodati-ga [ CP [ IP Hanako-ga zibun-o 1 kiratte-iru]-to] omotte-iru. T-gen friend-nom H-nom self-acc hate-ing -that think-ing Taroo 1 s friend thinks that Hanako hates himself 1 . (i) Referring to Binding Theory in English, state the difference between English and Japanese in terms of Binding Theory. In so doing, give a specific example in English. (ii) Draw the X-bar tree structure of the example (1c)....
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