Publication details [#6629]

McCawley, James D. 1977. Relative and relative-like clauses. Grammary 9 : 149–186.
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Language as a subject


On the syntax and semantics of restrictive relative clauses, nonrestrictive relative clauses, cleft clauses, and pseudo-relative clauses ('There are many Americans who like baseball'), which, in English, have the same internal syntactic structure but differ as to the syntactic constructions in which they are used, and the contributions they make to the meaning of sentences.