LINGUIST List 26.5429

Mon Dec 07 2015

Qs: Exhaustive derivation by phases

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 06-Dec-2015
From: Denis Bouchard <>
Subject: Exhaustive derivation by phases
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I would like to get a detailed picture of the way derivations operate in a model based on phases. Does anyone know a publication that provides the exhaustive phase derivation of a sentence like ‘Which sandwich did John eat in the bathroom at midnight?’ or any other sentence of medium complexity? What exactly gets sent to the interfaces by spell-out at each of the phases, what do these pieces of structure look like? How are they put together at the interfaces?

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

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