Agreement Systems (Linguistik Aktuell Linguistics Today, by Cedric Boeckx

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69-109. Dordrecht: Kluwer. Carstens, V. 2003. Rethinking complementizer agreement: Agree with a case-checked goal. Linguistic Inquiry 34: 393-413. Chomsky, N. 1981. Lectures on Government and Binding. Dordrecht: Foris. Chomsky, N. 2000. Minimalist inquiries: The framework. In Step by Step: Essays on minimalist syntax in honor of Howard Lasnik, R. Martin, D. Michaels and J. ), 89-147. Cambridge MA: The MIT Press. Chomsky, N. 2001a. Derivation by phase. In Ken Hale: A life in language, M. ), 1- 52.

However, for the sake of the argument, let us also look at empirical evidence. The discussion focuses on Romanian emphatics exemplified in (36): (36) a. Mihai însuşi a făcut [vP tsu acest desen]. ’ b. Mihai a făcut [vP *(el) însuşi acest desen]. ’ 31 32 Gabriela Alboiu We can see that subject emphatics cannot be stranded but need to either dislocate with the subject, as in (36a), or if they remain in-situ, as in (36b), they need to rely on a pronominal subject copy for a host. Given that T only probes once, the pronominal copy in (36b) cannot be argued to value Nominative Case independently of (or in addition to) the subject DP Mihai.

Adhering focus. Linguistic Inquiry 33: 164-172. Hornstein, N. 1999. Movement and control. Linguistic Inquiry 30: 69-96. Hornstein, N. 2001. Move! A minimalist theory of construal. Oxford: Blackwell. Isac, D. 2002. The force of negative mood. Paper presented at the LSA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Jakab, E. 2003. Restructuring in relation to tense and agreement: Hungarian infinitives. Paper presented at the Approaching Asymmetry at the Interfaces Conference, UQAM, Montreal. Kapetangianni, K.

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