SEPARATING "FOCUS MOVEMENT" FROM FOCUS (December 2005)

@inproceedings{Horvth2005SEPARATINGM,
  title={SEPARATING "FOCUS MOVEMENT" FROM FOCUS (December 2005)},
  author={J{\'u}lia Horv{\'a}th},
  year={2005}
}
Movement operations in the Minimalist Program (MP) framework are assumed to be last resort, that is, to have to be driven by some interface need. In recent versions of the MP (Chomsky 2000, 2004), movement has been viewed as a concomitant of the operation 'Agree', under which a head bearing an uninterpretable (unvalued) instance of a formal feature F, acting as Probe, seeks to enter into a feature-matching relation with another category (the Goal) in its c-command domain that is endowed with… CONTINUE READING
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