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Title:Last Resorts and Grammaticality
Authors:Jane Grimshaw
Comment:Appears in LiP 25: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/lip/
Abstract:A “last resort” is argued to be nothing more than a winning, i.e. grammatical form, once it is understood in terms of competition between alternative candidates. It is a theorem of OT that we find last resort effects, since it follows from the nature of competition and constraint interaction.
Type:Paper/tech report
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