Auxiliary Verbs in \( \bar X \)-Theory
Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 13)
In this chapter, I will examine basic constructions involving perfective have and progressive be, such as those in (1)—(2), with respect to the phrase structure of the verbal predicate(s) of IP:
John has read that book.
John is reading that book.
KeywordsMain Verb External Governor Phrase Structure Rule Auxiliary Verb Tense Feature
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