Coordination of verbal dependents in Old French
Scholars have proposed many different models to describe coordination of verbal dependents. We give a brief presentation of the most common ways to deal with this construction from a general point of view. We then evaluate the adequacy of the models using data from Old French. In this particular language, coordination is an elaborate form of juxtaposition and apposition, which differs only at the semantic level. For this reason, the coordinating conjunction has to be considered a dependent of the following conjunct.