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Split Questions, Extended Projections, and Dialect Variation
Jorge López-Cortina
219-230 (complete paper or proceedings contents)

Abstract

This paper presents a new analysis of split questions on the basis of new data from different Peninsular and Latin American dialects of Spanish. These dialects show restrictions in the wh-movement of the first part of the construction that are different from the restrictions found in regular (i.e., non-split) wh-questions. An initial classification of these dialects is presented in light of the possibilities allowed by the proposed analysis.

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Selected Proceedings of the 11th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
edited by Joseph Collentine, Maryellen García, Barbara Lafford, and Francisco Marcos Marín
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