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Linearization of Chains and Sideward Movement
This highly original monograph treats movement operations within the Minimalist Program. Jairo Nunes argues that traces are not grammatical primitives and that their properties follow from deeperExpand
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This paper attempts to provide a minimalist analysis of CED effects (see Huang 1982) in terms of derivational dynamics in a cyclic system. Assuming Uriagereka's (1999) Multiple Spell-out system, weExpand
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The Copy Theory of movement and linearization of chains in the Minimalist Program
L'A. propose un resume de sa these qui developpe une version strictement minimaliste de la theorie du copiage du mouvement en eliminant les problemes conceptuels releves dans les analyses de Chomsky.Expand
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On Asymmetries Between Parasitic Gap and Across‐the‐board Constructions
In this paper, we subscribe to the (unoriginal) view that multiple gaps in PG and ATB constructions arise in a similar manner, framing the discussion in the broad context of Chomsky’s (1995) Minimalist Program. Expand
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Inherent case as a licensing condition for A-movement: The case of hyper-raising constructions in Brazilian Portuguese
  • J. Nunes
  • Computer Science
  • 31 December 2008
We argue that in impersonal constructions the embedded CP and the embedded subject (or an embedded topic) may compete for purposes of agreement with the matrix T. Expand
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The copy theory of movement: A view from PF
Miyoshi (2002) (see also Bošković 2004a) provides a uniform account of the ban on negative imperatives in Greek and the banon negative indicatives in English. Expand
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The copy theory of movement
Based on previous work by Boskovic (2001, 2002, 2004a,b) and Nunes (1999, 2004), this chapter discusses a considerable amount of evidence involving A-movement, A'-movement, head movement, and remnantExpand
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Copy-reflexive and copy-control constructions A movement analysis
This paper discusses reflexive and control constructions in San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec (Lee 2003) and Hmong (Mortensen 2003), where instead of a reflexive in the former and a null category in theExpand
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Syntactic change as chain reaction: The emergence of hyper-raising in Brazilian Portuguese
This paper discusses the emergence of hyper-raising constructions in Brazilian Portuguese (BP). Assuming Dresher's (1999) cue-based approach to language acquisition, it argues that the loss ofExpand
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