The Raising Analysis of Relative Clauses: Evidence from Adjectival Modification

@article{Bhatt2002TheRA,
  title={The Raising Analysis of Relative Clauses: Evidence from Adjectival Modification},
  author={Rajesh Bhatt},
  journal={Natural Language Semantics},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={43-90}
}
This paper provides a new argument for the raising analysis of relative clauses. This argument is based on the observation that certain adjectival modifiers on the head of a relative clause can be interpreted in positions internal to the relative clause. It is shown that the raising analysis of relative clauses is able to generate the readings corresponding to the relative clause internal interpretation of adjectival modifiers and that two competing analyses of relative clauses, the matching… CONTINUE READING

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