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UCV2s are sensitive to linearity and referentiality

UCV2s are not syntactically subordinated to the matrix clause. In most respects they seem to entertain the same relation to the matrix clause as matrix clauses do with each other in a discourse. The order of main clauses in a discourse is characterised by linearity. UCV2s are also sensitive to this notion with respect to their positioning relative to the matrix clauses in which they are semantically contained (see linearity). Furthermore, no quantificational relation can hold between two elements contained in separate main clauses: elements in two different main clauses can only entertain a referential relation. The same holds of UCV2s (see referentiality versus quantification). Similarly, there is no extraction from UCV2s.


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