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This is really not about Raising or Equi; let's look at at the sentences: She was last to arrive. They were the last to arrive. There are a couple of irrelevant differences between them. - Sentence (2) uses the last, while (1) uses no article (both versions are grammatical here) - Sentence (1) has a singular subject and verb, while (2) has plurals. ...


No, it's not grammatically correct, which is how it's different from I am to be blamed., which is. You might use it if you heard that the news media were going to publish a story blaming you. But it you wanted to state something was your fault, you wouldn't say that, you'd say blame me or it's my fault. I myself am to be blamed is grammatically correct ...

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