Wh-copying, phases, and successive cyclicity

@article{Felser2004WhcopyingPA,
  title={Wh-copying, phases, and successive cyclicity},
  author={C. Felser},
  journal={Lingua},
  year={2004},
  volume={114},
  pages={543-574}
}
  • C. Felser
  • Published 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Lingua
This paper re-examines the wh-copying phenomenon that is attested in a number of languages including German, Frisian, Afrikaans, and Romani, in the context of Chomsky's (Chomsky, N., 1998. Minimalist inquiries: the framework. MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics 15. MITWPL, Cambridge, MA) phase-based approach to syntactic derivation. Wh-copying is traditionally thought to provide strong evidence for the successive-cyclic nature of wh-movement. Besides the more general problem of how… Expand
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