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Peter W. Culicover and Ray Jackendoff

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199271092

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271092.001.0001

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Bare Argument Ellipsis and its Relatives

Bare Argument Ellipsis and its Relatives

(p.233) CHAPTER 7 Bare Argument Ellipsis and its Relatives
Simpler Syntax

Peter W. Culicover (Contributor Webpage)

Ray Jackendoff (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses elliptical constructions. Topics covered include nonsentential utterance types, problems for a syntactic account of bare argument ellipsis, reasons to believe syntax is involved in BAE, generalizations behind indirect licensing, a mechanism for indirect licensing, sluicing and sluice-stranding, and gapping.

Keywords:   elliptical constructions, nonsentential utterance types, syntax, indirect licensing, sluicing, sluice-stranding, gapping

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