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Talk title: There is something missing in NP and Moving in DP
Abstract: This study investigates a curious Adjective-Prepositional Phrase sequence (the A-PP string) found in coordination contexts. Investigations into the distribution of this A-PP string reveal that the A-PP string is possible only in coordination contexts and is restricted to cases where N undergoes across-the-board (ATB) movement. We point out that the distribution of the A-PP string is like that of Gapping observed in the verbal domain. Thus, we argue that the A-PP string is an instance of Gapping in the nominal domain, and that Gapping-like strings can be produced by ATB-movement derivation. Based on this data from the nominal domain, we make an argument supporting the ATB-movement derivation of Gapping broadly.