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Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Subject: Ts0Ax1
- This tree family is selected by adjectives that
take sentential subjects. The sentential subjects can be indicative
or infinitive. Note that these trees are anchored by adjectives,
not verbs. Most adjectives that take the Adjective Small Clause
tree family (see section 6.20) take this family as
well.6.6 Small clauses are explained in much greater detail
in section 9.3. This section is presented
here for completeness. 3,185 adjectives select this tree family.
- decadent, incredible, uncertain
to eat raspberry chocolate truffle ice cream is decadent .
that Carl could eat a large bowl of it is incredible .
whether he will actually survive the experience is uncertain .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.22.
Declarative Adjective Small Clause with Sentential Subject Tree: s0Ax1
- Other available trees:
- wh-moved subject, wh-moved adjective,
adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.