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Linguistic Inquiry

Summer 2018, Vol. 49, No. 3, Pages 409-440
(doi: 10.1162/ling_a_00278)
© 2018 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Attraction at a Distance: Ā-Movement and Case
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Abstract
Some languages allow extraction of possessors from only a subset of nominals. I show that a juxtaposition of two proposals about Case and Agree (made by Rackowski and Richards (2005) and Bobaljik (2008)) correctly predicts these crosslinguistic restrictions on possessor extraction.