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Homework04Key - Linguistics 1 Homework #4 Key Part One 11...

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Linguistics 1 Homework #4 Key Part One 11 a. Martha found a lovely pillow for the couch. Pro-form: Martha found a lovely pillow for the couch and one for the armchair too. Stand alone: Q: What did Martha find for the couch? A: A lovely pillow Move as a unit: A lovely pillow is what Martha found for the couch. Category of constituent = NP b. The light in this room is terrible. Constituency tests don’t work. For example: * Q: What the is terrible? A: Light in this room. c. I wonder if Bonnie has finished packing her books . Stand alone: Q: What are you wondering? A: If Bonnie has finished packing her books. Category of constituent = CP ( if is a kind of complementizer) d. Melissa slept in her class . Pro-form: …and I slept there too. Move as a unit: In her class is where Melissa was sleeping. Category of constituent: PP e. Pete and Max are fighting over the bone . Pro-form: Yeah. They are fighting over it , aren’t they. Stand alone: Q: Who is fighting over the bone? A: Pete and Max.
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Homework04Key - Linguistics 1 Homework #4 Key Part One 11...

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