Object shift and subject shift

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Abstract

Adopting the hypothesis that both NP-movement of subjects and scrambling of objects are instances of A-movement, this article aims at accounting for the similarities and differences between these movements within the so-called derivation-and-evaluation framework, which combines certain aspects from the minimalist program and optimality theory.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-141
Number of pages33
JournalJournal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics
Volume10
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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