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Adjective Small Clause Tree: Tnx0Ax1
- These trees are not anchored by verbs, but by
adjectives. They are explained in much greater detail in the
section on small clauses (see
section 9.3). This section is presented
here for completeness. 3244 adjectives select this tree family.
- addictive, dangerous, wary
cigarettes are addictive .
smoking cigarettes is dangerous .
John seems wary of the Surgeon General's warnings .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.20.
Declarative Adjective Small Clause Tree: nx0Ax1
- 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.