Affixal negation; non-verbal negation
Interrogative content clauses fulfill six functions within the larger clause
SUBJECT: Who called remains unclear.
EXTRAPOSED SUBJ: It remains unclear who called.
INTERNAL COMPLEMENT OF VERB: I know who called. You asked me who called. The issue is
COMP OF NOUN: %The question (of) who called…
COMP OFADJ.: I’m not certain who called.
COMP OF PREP.: That depends on who called.
Declarative content clauses fulfill six functions inside matrix clause:
SUBJECT: That they left surprised us.
EXTRAPOSED SUBJ.: It surprised us that they left.
INTERNAL COMPLEMENT OF VERB: I know that they left. / She told me that they left. / The
news was that they left.
COMP OF NOUN: We