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Ling341_FInalExam - Final Exam Ling 341 [1] Binding Theory...

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Final Exam Ling 341 [1] Binding Theory 1 Consider the following Japanese example. (1) Taroo-ga 1 [ CP [ TP Hanako-ga 2 zibun-zisin-o* 1/ ok 2 hihan-sita]-to] itta. T-nom H-nom self-self-acc criticize-did-comp said “Taroo said that Hanako criticized herself.” Based solely on this example, discuss whether zibun-zisin should be analyzed as a pronoun or as a reflexive. In so doing, refer to the Binding theory that we discussed in the class. Now consider the following example. (2) Taroo-ga 1 [ CP [ TP zibun-zisin-ga ok 1 Hanako-o korosita]-to] omotteiru. T-nom self-self-nom H-acc killed -comp think-ing “Taroo thinks that himself killed Hanako.” Discuss the problem that this example pose to the formulation of Binding Theory that we discussed in the class. In so doing, point out which component of Binding Theory is problematic. [2] Binding Theory 2 Consider the following examples from Japanese. (3)
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2010 for the course LING 341 taught by Professor Masyayoshida during the Fall '10 term at Northwestern.

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Ling341_FInalExam - Final Exam Ling 341 [1] Binding Theory...

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