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SYNTAX: property which is meant to account for parasitic gap constructions of the type illustrated in (i).

(i)  ? A person who [[close friends of e] admire t]
In (i) both e and t take who as their antecedent. This is allowed, because the path from e to who and the path from t to who are connected in a specific way. This type of connection is missing in the example in (ii).
(ii) * A person who you admire t because [[close friends 
       of e] become famous]
The notion of connectedness has been resolved under the Path Containment Condition.
LIT. Kayne, R. (1984)
Koster, J. (1987)
Pesetsky, D. (1982)