List two principles of universal grammar
and briefly explain their function. (10)
Determine the D-structure of the following sentence and complete a step-by-step derivation and explanation (motivation): (25)
Determine the D-structure for the following sentence (20):
How can you account for does here?
In what ways are the following sentences related? Are they derived from the same D-structure? Determine the derivational-history structure for each of them (NPs and PPs and embedded VPs may be abbreviated). (20):
A linguist is certain to be playing the
Discuss why each of the following sentences are ungrammatical-i.e. what principles and parameters failed to be applied or were applied incorrectly:
What is the theta hierarchy established in class? How is it applied in syntax?