Exercise: Ungrammatical Sentences in Binding Theory
Consider the ungrammatical sentences, and explain which Binding Principle is violated.
For definitions and information, read the page on Binding Theory in HPSG and look at a lecture on binding in prepositional phrases.
1. * Peteri talked to himi.
Answer to Exercise 1
2. * The housei had a fencej around itselfi.
Answer to Exercise 2