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Part I (Chapters 1 and 2) provides an introduction to the main points of the book as well as to the Economy Principles. In Part II (Chapters 3–6), the CP is the focus, and in Part III (Chapters 7–11), the IP and VP are. Part IV (Chapter 12) argues for the Layer Parameter, and Chapter 13 contains a conclusion and a discussion of some apparent counterexamples. I’ll describe the chapters in a little more detail here. In Chapter 2, I outline the ‘Head Preference’ and ‘Late Merge’ Principles more and provide examples.

She (2000: 174) argues that either verb or complementizer move this way depending on the setting features of the matrix verb. This is reminiscent of movement of what in (16) and shows some clauses are split. 43 44 Grammaticalization as Economy Not all languages have such an expanded CP and I’ll briefly look at that now, and more in Section 2 and Chapter 5. The English finite complementizers that and for behave like che, as (25) (taken from McCloskey 1991) and (26) show. This is less true for factive verbs, as in (27), a fact which will become important later on: (25) She maintains that Irish stew she sort of likes t.

The choice of which to use depends on the size of the query. For instance, if looking at all instances of saw, it is more convenient to select the smaller corpus. I have also made use of individual electronic-texts, made available by the Oxford Text Archive and the Dictionary of Old English project (DOE). If a sentence is provided without reference to Visser, the Oxford English Dictionary (hence OED), or other reference works, they are taken directly from these electronic sources. g. g. Jane Austen’s novels).

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