Deriving Dependent Right Adjuncts in English

  title={Deriving Dependent Right Adjuncts in English},
  author={Michael S. Rochemont and Peter W. Culicover},
In this this paper we will be concerned with the properties of right adjuncts in English that are in some sense dependent for their interpretation on a position elsewhere in the sentence, e.g., relative and result clause extraposition and rightmost heavy NPs. Such constructions seem to be the strongest cases in English for rightward movement. We have argued in previous work that this is not the correct account of extraposition constructions. On the basis of contrasts between these constructions… 
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