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Non-restrictive relatives are not orphans

ARNOLD, DOUG (2007) 'Non-restrictive relatives are not orphans.' Journal of Linguistics, 43 (2). pp. 271-309. ISSN 0022-2267

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<jats:p>According to a ‘radical orphanage’ approach, non-restrictive relative clauses are not part of the syntactic representation of the sentence that contains them. It is an appealing view, and seems to capture some important properties of non-restrictive relative clauses. Focusing mainly on empirical shortcomings, this paper aims to show that the appeal of such approaches is illusory. It also outlines an empirically superior ‘syntactically integrated’ account.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 15:15
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:57

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