Louise McNally,Christopher Kennedy's Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse PDF

By Louise McNally,Christopher Kennedy

ISBN-10: 0199211612

ISBN-13: 9780199211616

ISBN-10: 0199211620

ISBN-13: 9780199211623

during this quantity major researchers current new paintings at the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs, and their interfaces with syntax. Its matters contain the semantics of gradability; the connection among adjectival scales and verbal point; the connection among that means and the positions of adjectives and adverbs in nominal and verbal projections; and the fine-grained semantics of alternative subclasses of adverbs and adverbs. Its pursuits are to
provide a finished imaginative and prescient of the linguistically major structural and interpretive houses of adjectives and adverbs, to spotlight the similarities among those different types, and to sign the significance of a cautious and distinct integration of lexical and compositional semantics.

The editors open the ebook with an outline of present learn ahead of introducing and contextualizing the rest chapters. The paintings is geared toward students and complicated scholars of syntax, semantics, formal pragmatics, and discourse. it's going to additionally entice researchers in philosophy, psycholinguistics, and language acquisition attracted to the syntax and semantics of adjectives and adverbs.

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