THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES



The Split VP Hypothesis, Verbal Nouns, and Japanese



by



M. Sean McLennan




A THESIS

SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS

IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE

DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH HONOURS



DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS




CALGARY, ALBERTA

APRIL 1996


M. Sean McLennan, 1996