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==Definition==
 
'''Though-movement''' is movement which looks like [[topicalization]] but is not, because the preposed phrase is separated from the rest of the sentence by the adverb ''though''.
 
'''Though-movement''' is movement which looks like [[topicalization]] but is not, because the preposed phrase is separated from the rest of the sentence by the adverb ''though''.
  
=== Example ===
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== Example ==
 
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Though-movement derives (i)b from (i)a.
though-movement derives (i)b from (i)a.
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  (i) a  Though I think she is pretty, I don't like her.
 
  (i) a  Though I think she is pretty, I don't like her.
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'''Though-movement''' is easy to confuse with [[tough-movement]].
 
'''Though-movement''' is easy to confuse with [[tough-movement]].
  
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== Links ==
 
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*[http://www2.let.uu.nl/UiL-OTS/Lexicon/zoek.pl?lemma=Though-movement&lemmacode=170 Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics]
[http://www2.let.uu.nl/UiL-OTS/Lexicon/zoek.pl?lemma=Though-movement&lemmacode=170 Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics]
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=== References ===
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== References ==
 
* Radford, A. 1981. ''Transformational Syntax. A Students Guide to Chomsky's Extended Standard Theory,'' Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK.
 
* Radford, A. 1981. ''Transformational Syntax. A Students Guide to Chomsky's Extended Standard Theory,'' Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK.
  
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[[Category:Syntax]]
 
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Latest revision as of 11:38, 17 August 2014

Definition

Though-movement is movement which looks like topicalization but is not, because the preposed phrase is separated from the rest of the sentence by the adverb though.

Example

Though-movement derives (i)b from (i)a.

(i) a  Though I think she is pretty, I don't like her.
    b  Pretty though I think she is, I don't like her.

Though-movement is easy to confuse with tough-movement.

Links

References

  • Radford, A. 1981. Transformational Syntax. A Students Guide to Chomsky's Extended Standard Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK.
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