Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 16)
A Note on Anaphora and Double Objects 1986
This squib is concerned with English V NP1 NP2 (double-object) constructions, as in (1), and in particular with the implications of such constructions for phrase structure principles governing certain anaphoric relations:
a. I gave John a book.
I denied Fred his pay.
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- 1.Specifically, donkey-sentence anaphora and inversely linked quantifiers. See Hai (1984), Higginbotham (1983), May (1977; 1985), and the references cited there for much discussion.Google Scholar
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