This chapter argues that clitic left dislocation and clitic right dislocation are the outcome of a movement rule while hanging topics are initially merged outside the clause proper. The trigger of movement cannot be a feature in the probe but a feature in the moving item, as shown by sub-extraction. Recent analyses of clitic right dislocation are critiqued and the claim that it is located in the mid-field maintained. Finally, it is argued that Romance pronominal clitics are verbal affixes and evidence is presented against the BigDP hypothesis.
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