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Case and preposition stranding in Old English free relatives

Allen, Cynthia


Taylor (2014) observes that some of the factual claims made in Allen (1980), the most thorough examination of free relatives in Old English to date, are not entirely correct. Taylor presents some examples that Allen’s analysis of Old English free relatives does not account for and proposes an alternative analysis in which the relative pronoun can be internal to the relative clause and the case of the pronoun is determined by the case hierarchy proposed by Harbert (2007) for Gothic. This...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: NOWELE. North-Western European Language Evolution
DOI: 10.1075/nowele.00039.all
Access Rights: Open Access


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