Can agreement with the linearly closest conjunct be derived in syntax proper?Andrew Nevins
, Boban Arsenijević
, Jana Willer Gold
, Franc Marušič
, 2015, published scientific conference contribution abstract
Abstract: The recent literature on South Slavic conjunct agreement can be roughly divided into two camps: those trying to model the cases of agreement with linearly closest conjunct, as in the Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS) example in (1) (taken from Bošković 2009), within syntax (Bošković 2009, Puškar & Murphy 2015 a.o.) and those claiming this agreement is a result of a postsyntactic operation that occurs after linearization and hence is sensitive to the linear distance between two syntactic elements (among these, Bhatt & Walkow 2013, Marušič et al 2015). We present a strong argument against strictly syntactic theories of conjunct agreement that leverages experimental work on BCS conjunct agreement and builds on data in Aljović & Begović (2015).
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Keywords: verb agreement, conjunct agreement, experimental syntax, Slovenian
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