By Andrew Barss

Anaphora: A Reference Guide is a suite of essays that file at the significant result of fresh study in anaphora and set the degree for extra inquiry.

  • Reports at the significant result of contemporary study in anaphora and units the degree for extra inquiry.
  • Features contributions from one of the world's major researchers on anaphora.
  • Presents a thrilling photograph of the way vast the phenomenon of anaphora is and the way it may demonstrate many mysterious houses of language.
  • Includes articles of curiosity to many disciplines, together with philosophy of language, philosophy of brain, cognitive technology, linguistics, language stories, cognitive psychology, and psycholinguistics.

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It is important that we use a QP such as NP-sae “even NP,” 10 izyoo-no NP “ten or more NPs,” or 55%-no NP “55% of the NPs” in order to illustrate the WCO effects clearly. I call them FDQPs in this chapter, since these QPs can have a bound reading only in terms of an FD, which is contingent upon c-command, as stated in (10):7 (11) (12) 5 FD QPs: NP-sae “even NP” 10 izyoo-no NP “ten or more NPs” 55%-no NP “55% of the NPs” An instance of WCO effects: *[So-ko-o tekitaisisiteiru kaisya]-ga Toyota-sae-o uttaeta.

Ti . . ] . . b. NP-ACC/NP-DATi [NP . . NP . . ]-NOM [CP . . ti . . ] . . Long distance OS-type construction and WCO effects: Mary-ga [CP [NP [ei bizin kontesuto-de a. ) (the fact that) everyonej , Mary said [that [the person who saw her at the beauty contest] fell in love with tj]” b. ” c. Ittai darej-o Maryi-ga [CP [PP zibuni-ga { e/so-itu-o} the:hell who-ACC Mary-NOM self-NOM that-guy-ACC sonkeisiteiru kara] Chomsky-ga tj osieta-nitigainai to] admire because Chomsky-NOM taught-must COMP omotteiru no think COMP 46 AYUMI UEYAMA d.

Condition C applies as soon as it can, but under the restriction that every occurrence of the index involved in the referential dependency must be fully projected for it to apply. To slightly reinterpret their proposal in terms of the SRI I have advanced above, let us adopt (51) as a constraint on dependency formation: (51) An anaphoric dependency D(A, B) cannot be formed (or filtered) until both A and B are morphologically licensed. In my discussion below, “morphological licensing” will cover two related properties: lexical projection and feature checking.

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