Som and the Binding Theory

  • Knut Tarald Taraldsen
Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 5)


The purpose of this article is twofold. On the one hand, an attempt will be made to show that the framework of GB-theory permits an explanatory account of the properties of the Norwegian relative marker som. On the other hand, this result depends on two specific modifications of the Binding Theory, and the success of the analysis presented here constitutes evidence for these modifications.


Relative Clause Subject Position Head Noun Free Relative Small Clause 
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