Incomplete Category Fronting(Müller)

A Derivational Approach to Remnant Movement in German
series:Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory

Incomplete Category Fronting is a detailed investigation of the syntax of incomplete category fronting in German, carried out from a cross-linguistic perspective. The study presents a wealth of empirical evidence involving unbound traces created by remnant topicalization, wh-movement, scrambling, left dislocation, and extraposition. Four characteristic properties of remnant movement are …