No objections to backward control?

The aim of this paper is to address two main counterarguments raised in Landau (2007) against the movement analysis of Control, and especially against the phenomenon of Backward Control. The paper shows that unlike the s
The aim of this paper is to address two main counterarguments raised in Landau (2007) against the movement analysis of Control, and especially against the phenomenon of Backward Control. The paper shows that unlike the situation described in Tsez (Polinsky & Potsdam 2002), Landau's objections do not hold for Greek and Romanian, where all obligatory control verbs exhibit Backward Control. Our results thus provide stronger empirical support for a theoretical approach to Control in terms of Movement, as defended in Hornstein (1999 and subsequent work).
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Author:Artemis Alexiadou, Elena Anagnostopoulou, Gianina Nicoleta Iordăchioaia, Mihaela Adriana Marchis
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1128330
URL:http://ifla.uni-stuttgart.de/files/BC%20paper.pdf
Document Type:Preprint
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/05/05
Year of first Publication:2009
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/05/05
HeBIS PPN:216486181
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Syntax
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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