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)