BINDING IN PICTURE NPs REVISITED: EVIDENCE FOR A SEMANTIC PRINCIPLE OF EXTENDED ARGUMENT-HOOD

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This paper investigates the distribution of pronouns and anaphors in picture NPs (cf. Keller & Asudeh 2001; Runner et al. 2003). I discuss the predictions of current LFG and HSPG binding theories, none of which make the right predictions. I present new results showing that the acceptability of pronouns is influenced by AGENTIVITY. That is, pronouns are less… (More)

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