Why and How Come
Chris Collins
January 1991
 

An analysis of the structure of "why" and "how come" questions in English. "Why" occupies Spec CP. "how come" occupies C. A range of syntactic differences are shown to follow from this analysis.
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Reference: lingbuzz/001689
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Published in: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 15
keywords: why, how come, adjunct extraction, syntax
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