Draw a P-marker for the following sentences and derive the appropriate S-structure. Do not take any shortcuts: (30)
Hint: books about Alzheimer's is a constituent.
Why are the following sentences ungrammatical? (30)
Explain the principles and the movements you have selected for sentence (1c) and (1d) above. (10)
Although we have not actually studied the following construction, determine the conceptual structure and discuss any movements that might occur (no tree necessary): (10)
What principle does the following structure violate?: (10)
Note: timing this exam is difficult. Start with the tree for (1b), complete the remaining questions, and then finish with the trees for (1a) and (1c). If time runs out, the marking will be based on the this order of the answers.
Name three universal principles of syntax.
What accounts for raising to subject position?
Name at least two parameters of English syntax.
What is the difference between she and her? Explain, don't swash around.