Jason Merchant and Andrew Simpson

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780199645763
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191741135 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics


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The introduction chapter provides general background relating to the topic of sluicing and the rationale for a volume focused on the cross-linguistic realization of sluicing. The chapter also provides an overview of the principal findings argued for in the new chapters specially commissioned for the volume, Chapters 3–11.

Keywords: sluicing; ellipsis; wh-movement; wh-in-situ

Chapter.  6181 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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