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Clitic Climbing and Theta-Roles in Upper Sorbian and Czech

@inproceedings{Lenerov2010CliticCA,
  title={Clitic Climbing and Theta-Roles in Upper Sorbian and Czech},
  author={{\vS}{\'a}rka Le{\vs}nerov{\'a} and Marko Malink},
  year={2010}
}
This paper examines the position of the reflexive clitic so/se in active and passive sentences with an infinitive and the phase verb přestać/přestat. It appears that clitic climbing is obligatory for passive sentences, whereas in active structures it can but need not occur. The omission of clitic climbing in passive sentences leads to inappropriate agentive interpretations of the sentence. We sketch three explanations for this: 1. The false agent thetarole of the subject in passive sentences is… Expand
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