The Syntax and Semantics of English Relative Clauses

  title={The Syntax and Semantics of English Relative Clauses},
  author={James D. McCawley},
An analysis of English restrictive relative clauses is developed that accounts for many of the differences between them and three other clause types having the same internal structure, namely nonrestrictive relative clauses, cleft clauses, and ‘pscudorelative’ clauses as in Tllt~ ~1’11 ttwtt_r Attwictrtts who like hshll. Section I is devoted to establishing the surface constituent structures of sentences involving the various relative and relative-like clauses. In sections I and 2 1 provide… CONTINUE READING
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