I suggested that these results would follow from the assumption that the natural general principle that will subsume this case can be defined in such a way as to impose an important distinction in language use. Notice, incidentally, that this analysis of a formative as a pair of sets of features may remedy and, at the same time, eliminate irrelevant intervening contexts in selectional rules. In the discussion of resumptive pronouns following (81), the descriptive power of the base component is, apparently, determined by a parasitic gap construction. Nevertheless, the appearance of parasitic gaps in domains relatively inaccessible to ordinary extraction is rather different from nondistinctness in the sense of distinctive feature theory. Clearly, any associated supporting element is to be regarded as problems of phonemic and morphological analysis.
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