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Merging FeaturesComputation, Interpretation, and Acquisition$
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José M. Brucart, Anna Gavarró, and Jaume Solà

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199553266

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.001.0001

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Probing phrases, pronouns, and binding *

Probing phrases, pronouns, and binding *

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(p.25) 2 Probing phrases, pronouns, and binding*
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Merging Features
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Fredrik Heinat

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0002

This chapter makes use of Pesetsky and Torrego's feature chains to account for the distribution of reflexive and personal pronouns. Under the assumption that all unvalued features probe when merged, it is possible to form chains between reflexives and their antecedents. In line with Reuland (2001), the assumption is that these chains force the reflexives to be interpreted as bound variables at LF.

Keywords:   reflexives, phrasal probes, feature valuation, Pesetsky and Torrego, Reuland

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