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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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When movement fails to reconstruct *

When movement fails to reconstruct *

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(p.159) 9 When movement fails to reconstruct*
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Merging Features
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Nicolas Guilliot

Nouman Malkawi

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553266.003.0009

This chapter on resumption argues for an account for reconstruction based syntactically on the presence of copies resulting from movement or ellipsis, and semantically on copy interpretation as indefinite or definite. Such analysis provides a straightforward explanation to major syntactic and semantic properties of resumption: availability of reconstruction within islands, lack of pair-list readings.

Keywords:   reconstruction, resumption, ellipsis, islandhood, pair-list, functional

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