SYNTAX: a Condition on Extraction Domain, stating the impossibility of extraction from subjects. EXAMPLE: this condition accounts for the ill-formedness of (i) and (ii), where who and what are extracted from the subject of the complement sentence.
(i) * I wonder who [IP [books of t] are on the table] (ii) * I wonder what [IP [reading t] would be boring]
|LIT.||Chomsky, N. (1986b)|
Huang, James (1982)