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ERIC Number: EJ1083694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Cyclic Linearization and Island Repair in Sluicing
Qiu, Chunan
English Language Teaching, v2 n4 p61-67 Dec 2009
Cyclic Linearization is adopted to account for the island repair of Sluicing in English. The extraction of wh-phrase out of certain islands undergoes non-successive-cyclic movement, which yields conflicting ordering statements. The derivation can be rescued by deleting all ordering statements in IP, including those conflicting ones. Two arguments concerning Complex NP Constraint (relative clause) and Adjunct Island support the proposal.
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