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PP Small Clause with Sentential Subject: Ts0Pnx1
- This tree family is selected by prepositions that take
sentential subjects. The sentential subject can be indicative or infinitive.
Small clauses are explained in much greater detail in
section 9.3. This section is presented here for
completeness. 39 prepositions select this tree family.
- beyond, unlike
that Ken could forget to pay the taxes is beyond belief .
to explain how this happened is outside the scope of this discussion .
for Ken to do something right is unlike him .
- Declarative tree:
- See Figure 6.29.
Declarative PP Small Clause with Sentential Subject Tree: s0Pnx1
- Other available trees:
- wh-moved subject, relative clause on object of
the PP with and without comp/with PP pied-piping,
adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.