Functional constraints, usage, and mental grammars: A study of speakers’ intuitions about questions with long-distance dependencies

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Dabrowska, Ewa;

This paper describes an experimental study which attempts to reconcile two usage based approaches to questions with long distance dependencies (LDDs): the Lexical Template Hypothesis (Dąbrowska 2004, 2008; Verhagen 2005, 2006) and Goldberg's BCI (“Backgrounded Constitue... View more
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