# Split projections 5 Dec 3, 2012 – Day 37 Introduction to Syntax ANTH 3590/7590 Harry Howard Tulane University.

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Split projections 5 Dec 3, 2012 – Day 37 Introduction to Syntax ANTH 3590/7590 Harry Howard Tulane University

C OURSE MANAGEMENT http://www.tulane.edu/~howard/ANTH3590/ I added two sample presentations to the final exam day on the home page. 12/03/12 2 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane

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agentive thematic DP the ball PP down the hill S PLIT VP ~ V SHELL V IS AN ABSTRACT CAUSATIVE LIGHT VERB, LIKE MAKE 12/03/12 4 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane VP v' vøvø V' V roll roll+ ------- T’T’ T will TP PRN they ------- ForceP Force Ø V assigns LOCATIVE to its internal argument v assigns AGENT to its external argument V assigns THEME to its external argument V’V’ ADV gently perfectly vP PRN they v' ADV gently deliberately

DP the truck the rubbish the litmus paper ø Dougal PP: with ø hay PP: out AP: red CP: that he should be less frugal CP: ø PRO to be less frugal L OAD WITH, TAKE OUT, TURN RED, PERSUADE 12/03/12 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane 5 v' VP vP vøvø V' V load take turn persuade PRN they T’T’ load+ take+ turn+ persuade+ ------- -------- ------ ------------ - T will TP PRN they ------- ForceP Force Ø

QP: a loud scream DP: the horse PP: from inside the house PP: over the fence U NACCUSATIVE & PASSIVE A LOUD SCREAM CAME FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE. T HE HORSE WAS JUMPED OVER THE FENCE. 12/03/12 6 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane VP vP vøvø V' V came jumped T’T’ came+ jumped+ -------- T Af was TP QP: a loud scream DP: the horse --------------------- - ------------------ ForceP Force Ø

PP to me TP to have upset several people R AISING (95-7) T HE PRESIDENT DOES SEEM TO ME TO HAVE UPSET SEVERAL PEOPLE. 12/03/12 7 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane VP vP vøvø V' V seem T’T’ seem+ ------- T does TP DP the president ------- ForceP Force Ø the president

QP a loud scream PP from inside the house U NACCUSATIVE WITH LOCATIVE INVERSION (83) FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE CAME A LOUD SCREAM. 12/03/12 8 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane VP vP vøvø V' V came T’T’ came+ ------- T Af TP PP from inside the house ------------------------ ForceP Force Ø

QP a loud scream PP from inside the house U NACCUSATIVE WITH EXPLETIVE THERE (86) T HERE CAME A LOUD SCREAM FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE. 12/03/12 9 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane v' VP vP vøvø V' V came PRN there T’T’ came+ ------- T will TP PRN there ------- ForceP Force Ø

E XERCISES Radford 8.1 & 8.2 12/03/12 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane 10

NEXT TIME Summary §8; Start §9 No quiz 12/03/12 ANTH3590/7590, Harry Howard, Tulane 11

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