200 LECTURE 11

There are two types of recursion embedding taking

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Unformatted text preview: the prepositional phrase is modifying the noun phrase in this situation. Take for example (NP: [The pretty girl]) and (PP: [at the park]) – [at the park] modifies [the pretty girl], but [the pretty girl] can stand by itself without [at the park] and it wouldn’t be ungrammatical...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2012 for the course LING 200 taught by Professor Noonan during the Fall '09 term at McGill.

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