Dear Aspiring Syntacticians and Enthusiasts,
This is to remind you to submit your proposed analysis of the sentence given during our first MST class. The deadline is next Friday (17/11/03).
A new handout has just been posted to the FTP that should further help you.
Aside from the hint, this analysis shows the step by step syntactic analysis of an example sentence. The analysis takes into account the proposal of Ross (1969), that distinguishes between lexical and auxiliary verbs and how they behave in terms of raising.
Please be prepared for an active and stimulating discussion and a considerable amount of tree drawing.