1 Islands (8 points) Each of the following statements violate a constraint. Stat

1 Islands (8 points) Each of the following statements violate a constraint. State which of the following con- straints it is: Wh-island, Subject Constraint, Complex DP constraint, Coordinate Structure Constraint, Adjunct Island. (1) *What was that the sloth ate disgusting? Violation of (2) *Who do you both hate Francesco and like? Violation of (3) *What… Continue reading 1 Islands (8 points)
Each of the following statements violate a constraint. Stat

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1 Islands (8 points) Each of the following statements violate a constraint. Stat

1 Islands (8 points) Each of the following statements violate a constraint. State which of the following con- straints it is: Wh-island, Subject Constraint, Complex DP constraint, Coordinate Structure Constraint, Adjunct Island. (1) *What was that the sloth ate disgusting? Violation of (2) *Who do you both hate Francesco and like? Violation of (3) *What… Continue reading 1 Islands (8 points)
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Cryptophasia

In your own words, please define the following terms. Motherese Pidgin Universal Grammar Cryptophasia Translation Idiom AAVE Ebonics Dialect Language Contact if there are any questions, please let me know.

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Consider the following sentences:

1 Explaining Ungrammaticality (24 points) For each of the following sentences, explain why it is ungrammatical using the technical notions from class (such as Theta Criterion, Case, Case Filter, theta-role, EPP, constituency and so on). Some of the sentences are ungrammatical for two reasons and you need to mention at least one reason for the… Continue reading Consider the following sentences:

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Briefly explain in 1-2 sentences.

1 Explaining Ungrammaticality (24 points) For each of the following sentences, explain why it is ungrammatical using the technical notions from class (such as Theta Criterion, Case, Case Filter, theta-role, EPP, constituency and so on). Some of the sentences are ungrammatical for two reasons and you need to mention at least one reason for the… Continue reading Briefly explain in 1-2 sentences.

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Briefly explain in 1-2 sentences.

1 Explaining Ungrammaticality (24 points) For each of the following sentences, explain why it is ungrammatical using the technical notions from class (such as Theta Criterion, Case, Case Filter, theta-role, EPP, constituency and so on). Some of the sentences are ungrammatical for two reasons and you need to mention at least one reason for the… Continue reading Briefly explain in 1-2 sentences.

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Discuss one of the challenges she discussed in the paper and how she overcame it.

Read Messineo (2008). Then answer Parts A and B. Part A: based on Messineo (2008), formulate two questions you would like to ask during Professor Messineo’s talk. Important: your participation (asking questions) is expected during the Q&A period of Messineo’s talk. You will have time to reflect in advance on questions you would like to… Continue reading Discuss one of the challenges she discussed in the paper and how she overcame it.