Structural ambiguity and resumptive pronoun: the pragmatics of the transitive 'direct' and 'indirect' relatives in Modern Irish

Hoyne, Mícheál (2016) Structural ambiguity and resumptive pronoun: the pragmatics of the transitive 'direct' and 'indirect' relatives in Modern Irish. Journal of Celtic Linguistics, 17. pp. 31-95. ISSN 0962-1377

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Abstract

Presents negative results arising from attempts to explain how ambiguous relative clauses in Modern Irish are understood, and argues that accessibility theory explains the distribution of resumptive pronouns in object relative clauses.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pronouns, syntax, relative clauses
Divisions: School of Celtic Studies > Celtic languages and linguistics
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2019 15:25
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2019 15:25
URI: http://dair.dias.ie/id/eprint/1042

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