Grammar Scan: Answer Key by Michael Swan, David Baker

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This follows from the hypothesis that modifiers, like any other phrase or head, need to be licensed, and that licensing procedes as indicated in (21) (Alexiadou 1994). (21) Generalized Licensing Criterion i. An [+F] head must be in a Spec-Head relation with a [+F] XP. ii. An [+F] XP must be in a Spec-head relation with a [+F] head.   Daniela Isac Under these assumptions, attributive intersective APs are generated as in (22). (22) DP Spec D’ D0 FP F’ Spec AP F0 NP N0 Similarly, we propose that RRCs are Specifiers of some nominal functional projection, as in (23).

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