This article analyses the wh-scope-marking construction in Warlpiri. The literature on wh-scope-marking constructions in other languages debates the relative merits of two types of analyses—the direct-dependency account, which posits covert movement of an embedded wh-phrase to replace a matrix expletive, and the indirect-dependency account, which treats the… (More)
Preliminary versions of the two parts of our report are being distributed to the MIT community for corrections and comments. In the Fall we will make corrections and print a final version. That version will include a summary of comments with responses, and will be printed in Tech Talk. Many members of the MIT community assisted us in many ways. We would… (More)
The observation that determiner phrases can act as indirect questions dates back to Baker (1968). Such determiner phrases are known as concealed questions (CQs). The sentences in (1) provide a few examples of CQs and help illustrate the intuitions about their meanings. (1) a. Kim knows the governor of California. b. Leslie has forgotten the capital of… (More)
We consider the regression or retrogenesis hypothesis, which argues that order of acquisition in development is reversed in neurodegeneration or pathology. Originally proposed as a regression hypothesis for the study of memory disorders, specifically retrograde amnesia, by Ribot (1881), it has been extended to the study of brain aging and pathology and to… (More)
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