The rest of the binding theory

Authors

  • Karin Golde YY Software Corportation

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21248/hpsg.2000.7

Abstract

This paper examines the distribution of English self-pronouns (himself, herself, etc.) in contrast with personal pronouns. We confirm that there are factors affecting the acceptability of self-pronouns at the syntactic, semantic, and discourse levels, and devise a Principle A with three distinct clauses to account for all of them. Each clause is crucially ordered with respect to the others, with syntax taking precedence over semantics, which in turn takes precedence over discourse constraints.

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Published

2001-03-12

How to Cite

Golde, Karin. 2001. The rest of the binding theory. The Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar 124–129. (doi:10.21248/hpsg.2000.7) (https://proceedings.hpsg.xyz/article/view/513) (Accessed July 12, 2024.)