Control and Raising in Persian Language: A Comparative Approach

Samira Mohammadbagheri


This paper provides a comparative analysis of PRO in Persian and English.  How control structure in Persian differs from control structure in English is described in this paper in detail. Analyzing the kinds of verbs making this structure, a list of these verbs is presented.  Then, according to the Landau (2004) and Hornstein and Boeckx (2003), a comparison between Control and Raising in Persian and English is made.

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