Parameters for Wh-Movement Types: Evidence from Child EnglishNatural Language & Linguistic Theory (1995)
AbstractA longitudinal study investigating wh-constructions in children ranging in age at outset from 2:11 to 5:7 indicated that, in addition to accepting English-type wh-movement, some children, for a time, also accept partial wh-movement, wh-coping, & wh-movement constructions that exist in such languages as German & Romani, where a wh-phrase occurs in a [-wh] SpecCP.
- Grammatical Analysis,
- Child Language,
- Romany (Language)
Publication DateNovember, 1995
Citation InformationDana McDaniel, Bonnie Chiu and Thomas L. Maxfield. "Parameters for Wh-Movement Types: Evidence from Child English" Natural Language & Linguistic Theory Vol. 13 Iss. 4 (1995)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dana_mcdaniel/24/