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Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse

Author: Louise McNally; Christopher Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford linguistics.; Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics, 19.
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This book brings together research on the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs. It integrates lexical and compositional semantics and provides a full account of the structural and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Adjectives and adverbs.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007048244
(OCoLC)182856997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise McNally; Christopher Kennedy
ISBN: 9780191526367 0191526363
OCLC Number: 227011166
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 354 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The position of adjectives and other phrasal modifiers in the decomposition of DP / Peter Svenonius --
Ezafe and the deep position of nominal modifiers / Richard Larson and Hiroko Yamakido --
Meaning--form correlations and adjective position in Spanish / Violeta Demonte --
Nonrestrictive modifiers in non-parenthetical positions / Marcin Morzycki --
Adjectives and degree modification / Jenny Doetjes --
Measure of change : the adjectival core of degree achievements / Christopher Kennedy and Beth Levin --
Aspectual composition with degrees / Christopher Piñón --
Manner modification of state verbs / Graham Katz --
Towards flexible types with constraints for manner and factive adverbs / Adam Zachary Wyner --
Lexical semantics and pragmatics of evaluative adverbs / Olivier Bonami and Danièle Godard --
Discourse adjectives / Gina Taranto.
Series Title: Oxford linguistics.; Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics, 19.
Responsibility: edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy.
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