Preposition stranding and ellipsis alternation 1

  title={Preposition stranding and ellipsis alternation 1},
  author={J. Nykiel},
  journal={English Language and Linguistics},
  pages={27 - 45}
  • J. Nykiel
  • Published 18 February 2016
  • Linguistics
  • English Language and Linguistics
Ellipsis alternation refers here to the alternation between two kinds of ellipsis remnants whose correlates are prepositional phrases. One kind of remnant includes the preposition hosted by its correlate and the other doesn't. This alternation is now known to be cross-linguistically widespread although it was originally assumed to be banned in languages without preposition stranding under wh-movement. I argue that there is a nonsyntactic relationship between ellipsis alternation and preposition… 

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