Relating Syntactic Elements. Remarks on Norbert Hornstein's "movement and Chains"

@inproceedings{Brody1999RelatingSE,
  title={Relating Syntactic Elements. Remarks on Norbert Hornstein's "movement and Chains"},
  author={Michael Brody},
  year={1999}
}
There are two main arguments in M&C against chains, one based on the correlation of quantifier scope and binding, the other on the correlation between quantifier scope and thematic properties. Both rest on highly dubious background assumptions. Additionally even granting these assumptions both are flawed in similar ways. There are also numerous additional problems both with H's account of quantifier scope and control and with his arguments against chains. If we take chains to be interpretively… CONTINUE READING

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