LINGUIST List 8.1555

Wed Oct 29 1997

Qs: Person features, Sentence acceptability

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  1. Phoevos, Person features
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Message 1: Person features

Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 15:10:05 +0000 (GMT)
From: Phoevos <epanagessex.ac.uk>
Subject: Person features

Hello,

I wonder whether anyone can provide me with useful suggestions/ 
refernces on the location of Person features in functional and/ or 
lexical categories. I assume a GB/ PP/ Minimalist framework.

Phi

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Message 2: English native speaker judgements required

Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 19:04:59 +0000
From: Carsten Breul <upp20aibm.rhrz.uni-bonn.de>
Subject: English native speaker judgements required

Dear native speakers of English

Would you please help me with your judgements on the
following 6 sentences? (As ratings I suggest 'acceptable'
or 'unacceptable' or 'cannot decide'.)

- ---

1. Who did you buy recently that beautiful picture of?

2. Of whom did you buy recently that beautiful picture?

3. In which park did you say there could be seen last week
that huge portrait of Chairman Mao?

4. Who did Bill purchase for last week an all expense
paid ticket to Europe?

5. I don't remember which of his sisters Bill bought for in
Europe a fourteenth-century gold ring.

6. This is the woman who Bill purchased from last week a
brand new convertible with red trim. 

- ---

Thanks a lot for your help!

Dr. Carsten Breul
Englisches Seminar
Universitaet Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 5
53113 Bonn
Germany

e-mail: c.breuluni-bonn.de
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