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The question remains, though, why CP fails to move to a preverbal position with the VP-remnant. In his discussion of Lokaa, Baker (2005) simply proposes that CPs are extraposed before VP movement. Biberauer and Roberts (2008), on the other hand, propose that CPs are radically spelled out when the vP phase is complete: this entails that the CP is removed from the syntactic computation prior to vP movement, being linearized immediately, with the result that it is, as the ﬁrst constituent to be sent to the interfaces, spelled out in ﬁnal position.
Where morphemes are not bound, however, they can diverge from the universal default word order, as is the case in French. Thus Emonds shows that French compounds are head-initial only where they contain free morphemes, which can project further. He gives an extensive list of compounds of this type, including: 26 Theresa Biberauer and Michelle Sheehan (25) English right-headed compounds tanker truck video cassette bedroom suburb French left-headed compounds camion citerne cassette vidéo ville dortoir The relevant trigger for head–complement order in such domains is, of course, stress, which is uniformly on the right in French.
Also Hawkins this volume). In this more recent work, Hawkins has moved towards an explicitly functional explanation for the CCH, based on his Performance–Grammar Correspondence Hypothesis (PGCH), which claims that languages have grammaticalized word orders which are efﬁcient from a processing perspective. From this perspective, principles of processing efﬁciency such as Minimize Domains (MiD) (Hawkins 2004: 31, this volume) favour head adjacency as well as optional processes such as extraposition.
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