An Embarrassment of Riches ? Cutting Up the Elliptical Pie

  title={An Embarrassment of Riches ? Cutting Up the Elliptical Pie},
  author={Jason Merchant},
Kempson, Cann, Gregoromichelaki, and Chatzikyriakidis (henceforth KCGC) offer us a plethora of wonderful phenomena which they argue can be best modeled using a dynamic syntax that has modular resources, addressing a range of what appear to be elliptical data. The authors also show that the suggestions that were made in Merchant (2004) regarding “correctives and multi-speaker cooperative sentence construction and certain confirmatory, clarificational, and elaborative fragments” (p. 709) fail to… CONTINUE READING
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