The paper lies in the framework of GB-theory. It is argued that a structural subject (defined according to syntactic configurations) has to be distinguished from a thematic subject (determined by theta-role assignment). It is the latter kind of subject which is responsible for opacity phenomena.

Structural subject and thematic subject

GRAFFI, Giorgio
1988

Abstract

The paper lies in the framework of GB-theory. It is argued that a structural subject (defined according to syntactic configurations) has to be distinguished from a thematic subject (determined by theta-role assignment). It is the latter kind of subject which is responsible for opacity phenomena.
syntax; structural subject; thematic subject
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