LINGUIST List 15.1276

Wed Apr 21 2004

Qs: Prosidic movement properties

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  1. Mike Putnam, Properties of p-movement

Message 1: Properties of p-movement

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 16:17:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Mike Putnam <>
Subject: Properties of p-movement

A 'hot topic' in recent literature is whether or not
p(rosodic)-movement occurs within syntactic derivation or is the
result of movement at the PF-interface. What would clarify things in
regards to this argument is the existence of properties that define
p-movement. For example, the traditional dichotomy of A-
vs. A'-movement properties. As to date, I know of no comprehensive
list of such characteristics for p-movement. (I have read that
p-movement would not effect Binding or Superiority, but that's about

Does anyone know of any research that has been conducted that might
help me out?

Mike Putnam
Ph.D candidate
University of Kansas 
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