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Intransitive Sentential Subject: Ts0V
- Only the verb matter selects this tree
family. The sentential subject can be indicative (complementizer
required) or infinitive (complementizer optional).
to arrive on time matters considerably .
that Joshi attends the meetings matters to everyone .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.30.
Declarative Intransitive Sentential Subject Tree: s0V
- Other available trees:
- wh-moved subject,
adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.