Attaching the branches correctly

juluskina

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Hello dear forums-users,

I would be very glad if you could help me with this tree diagramm: where does the PP has to be attached? At phrase-level or bar-level?

CP
/ |
/ C'
| \
| DP
| |
| D'__
| | TP?
| | | or
| | T'?
| | | VP ?
| | | | or
| | | V' ?
| | | |
C D T V PP
that she would go to the hospital
 

Charlie Bernstein

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Hello, dear forums-users,

I would be very glad if you would help me with this tree diagram. Where does the PP have to be attached? At phrase (no hypen) level or bar (no hypen) level?

CP
/ |
/ C'
| \
| DP
| |
| D'__
| | TP?
| | | or
| | T'?
| | | VP ?
| | | | or
| | | V' ?
| | | |
C D T V PP
that she would go to the hospital That's not a sentence.

I don't know, but I do know that the last line is wrong.
 

PaulMatthews

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Here's a tree of your clause. As you can see, the PP is a dependent in the embedded subordinate clause.

Click on the image to enlarge it.


That she would go to the hospital.jpg
 
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