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NP Small Clause with Sentential Subject: Ts0N1

This tree family is selected by nouns that take sentential subjects. The sentential subjects can be indicative or infinitive. Note that these trees are anchored by nouns, not verbs. Most nouns that take the NP Small Clause tree family (see section 6.25) take this family as well.6.7 Small clauses are explained in much greater detail in section 9.3. This section is presented here for completeness. 5,519 nouns select this tree family.
dilemma, insanity, tragedy
whether to keep the job he hates is a dilemma .
to invest all of your money in worms is insanity .
that the worms died is a tragedy .
Declarative tree:
See Figure 6.27.


{Declarative NP Small Clause with Sentential Subject Tree: $\alpha$s0N1


Other available trees:
wh-moved subject, adjunct (gap-less) relative clause with comp/with PP pied-piping.

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