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Unformatted text preview: “The very shiny sportscars will possibly race right around the block.” • Substitution o (“they/it” for N, “do so” for VP, “there” for PP) • Movement/Cleft • Coordination • Question/Answer Constituents are hierarchical—one constituent may be part of another continuent. Phrasal categories: NP, VP, AP • Phrases have structure • Heads are required! Head of an NP is N, VP is V, AP is A Subcategorization=possible complements Complement clauses...
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- Spring '09
- Grammar, Constituent Tests evidence, complements Complement clauses