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Here are some examples taken from Zubizarreta (1998, pp. 47-48). The NS falls onthe capitalized word.(61) Mary walked in.John KISSED her.(62) Talking about the lid, did you take the lid OFF itlIn the examples above, the NS is assigned to the rightmost (capitalized) wordthe anaphoric phrases (e.g., the pronouns 'her' and 'it'). Zubizarreta's claimalthough the NS does not occur on the rightmost word, it still signals inforfocus. Such observations have led to the following rule in the applicationNSR.24 "Metrical invisibility" is a term introduced by Zubizarreta (1998). Some other works refer to similarphenomenon as "deaccenting."£} SpringerThis content downloaded from113.28.129.91 on Thu, 21 Oct 2021 06:26:22 UTCAll use subject to
224 L. Y.-L. Cheung(63) The metrically inare defocalized constcategories (the latter1998, p. 72)In effect, defocalizedbecome irrelevant inCheung (2005) identiElided structures are fDFC. The application othat are not availablestraint disallows elemclauses from being thspine. Consider (64).represents an adjunctbecomes significantlydeletion of everythingdislocated sentencealtogether. Otherwise(64) ^~\ Key: A= SP^^\ (i) If "DE" is NOT elided,A 5 Focus set: {5, rc, o, E}^-\^ (ii) If "DE" is elided,Focus set: {*F, t, w}B \|/ D coA AC E(65) a. A [ B C ] D E -> * Q, A [ B tt ] D Eb. A [ B C ] B- E -> Q, A [ B f, ] B-Ec. A [ B C ] D E -> * Q, A [ B f,- ] D EThe actual examples exhibiting the pattern in (65) are givenwith dislocation and ellipsis may sound odd out of the bluetexts are provided for improved acceptability. The (a) sentlocation of elements not part of/on the spine. As predicted,sentences, ellipsis applies (indicated by strikeout), and the25 Let us assume that if [B C] is an adjunct clause, C is the object DP in therest of the adjunct clause.26 Let us assume that if [B Cl is PP, B is the preposition, and C the prepos£) SpringerThis content downloaded from113.28.129.91 on Thu, 21 Oct 2021 06:26:22 UTCAll use subject to
Dislocation focus construction in Chinese 225Further, only ellipsis of the kind describOtherwise, ungrammaticality results, asVP in Adjunct Clause - 'because' -clause(66) Question: Keoi hai [janwai singkeijat jiu zou matje], sojihe be because Sunday need do what somou jingsing lei aa3?have.not promise come SP'What is thing x such that he didn't promise to come becausehe needs to do x on Sunday?'Answer: Keoi hai [janwai singkeijat jiu caamgaa gaauwuihe be because Sunday need participate churchge zeoiwui], soji mou jingsing lei lol (CWO)Poss gathering so have.not promise come SP'Several people did not promise to come because they had toparticipate in a church gathering on Sunday.'a. ??Caamgaa gaauwui ge zeoiwui lol, keoi hai [janwaiparticipate church Poss gathering SP he be becausesingkeijat jiuSunday need so have.not promise comeb. Caamgaa gaauwui ge zeoiwui lol, keoi hai [janwaiparticipate church Poss gathering SP he be becausesingkeijat jiuSunday need so have.not promise comec. *Jiu caamgaa gaauwui ge zeoiwui lol, keoi haineed participate church Poss gathering SP he be[janwai singkeijatbecause Sunday so have.not promise comePreverbal PP Object(67) Question: Keoi hai geido dim lei-dou aa3?

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