Xbar schema and Locality in Syntax
The Xbar schema captures certain important
Specifically, there are certain relations that a
head can enter only with its specifier,
complement or adjunct.
And not with anything inside its specifie
Introduction to Syntax
TA: Michelle Yuan
How do formal linguists spend their day?
Basically, we try to understand what is going on in your heads right
now when you hear me speak and understand what I say.
Somehow, as a speaker, you do th
Contra to what one might have thought from the example
sentences we have seen so far, the verb does sometimes appear
separated from Tense and Agreement. Can you think of cases
where this happens?
20 a. The
The does not