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By Louise McNally,Christopher Kennedy

ISBN-10: 0199211612

ISBN-13: 9780199211616

ISBN-10: 0199211620

ISBN-13: 9780199211623

during this quantity best researchers current new paintings at the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs, and their interfaces with syntax. Its issues comprise 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 targets are to
provide a finished imaginative and prescient of the linguistically major structural and interpretive homes of adjectives and adverbs, to spotlight the similarities among those different types, and to sign the significance of a cautious and special integration of lexical and compositional semantics.

The editors open the ebook with an summary of present learn sooner than introducing and contextualizing the rest chapters. The paintings is aimed 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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