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Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Complement: Tnx0A1s1
- This tree family is selected by adjectives that
take sentential complements. The sentential complements can be
indicative or infinitive. Note that these trees are anchored by
adjectives, not verbs. Small clauses are explained in much greater
detail in section 9.3. This section is
presented here for completeness. 669 adjectives select this tree
- able, curious, disappointed
Christy was able to find the problem .
Christy was curious whether the new analysis was working .
Christy was sad that the old analysis failed .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.21.
Declarative Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Complement Tree: nx0A1s1
- Other available trees:
- wh-moved subject, wh-moved adjective how,
relative clause on subject with and without comp, imperative, NP gerund,
adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.