LOCALDOMAIN SNoun-phrase and SentenceSiblings of an NP or Sentence V P N N V P P Si Ibarra ay nakipagusap sa sarili.
C-COMMANDAn NP/S’s Siblings and their sibling’s S Children and grandchildren V P N P C N P P P N N N V N P P P P Lenard saw Sheldon’s movie about him
BOUNDVARIABLE SInterpretation of a pronoun being VBounded by a universal Pquantifier N P C N P P P N N N V N P P P P the Every boy saw his book above table
Sheldon looked at himself. S V P P P N N V P P P Sheldon looked at himself* A reflexive pronoun must refer to an NP that C-Commands it and is in the same local domain
Neil asked Mozzie if the feds asked about him. S V P N P P P S V P P P N V N N N P P P P V P P Neil asked Mozzie if Burke about him asked* A nonreflexive pronoun cannot refer to a C-commanding NP within the same local domain.
Every boy saw his book on the table. S V P N P P P N N P V N P P Every P the saw his boy on table book* Bound Variable Constraint: A non-reflexive pronoun may be bound to the variable of auniversally quantified NP only if the NP C-Commands the pronoun
Nang sabihin niyang walang papasok malibankay Basilio, pumasok ang binata.* A nonpronominal NP cannot co-refer with an NP that C-commands it.* Maria Clara said to himself that it canspeak in English.* Two co-referential noun phrases must agree in number, gender, and person.
(ADJP SEM λ x (?semadjp x ?semnp)) (ADJP ATYPE COMPARATIVE SEM ?semadjp) (THAN) (NP SEM ?semnp) (λ x ( (MORE HAPPY-SCALE) x (NAME j1 “Bart”))) (NAME l1 “Lisa”) =((MORE HAPPY-SCALE) (NAME l1 “Lisa”) (NAME j1 “Bart”)) Logical Form