The Resource Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse, edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy, (electronic resource)

Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse, edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy, (electronic resource)

Label
Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse
Title
Adjectives and adverbs
Title remainder
syntax, semantics, and discourse
Statement of responsibility
edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 interpretive properties of adjectives and adverbs. It will interest students in linguistics and philosophy at graduate level and above. - ;In this volume leading researchers present new work on the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs, and their interfaces with syntax. Its concerns include the semantics of gradability; the relationship between adjectival scales and verbal aspect; the relat
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
415/.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P273
LC item number
.A336 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1965-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McNally, Louise
  • Kennedy, Christopher
Series statement
  • Oxford linguistics
  • Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
Series volume
19
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Semantics
  • Pragmatics
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
Label
Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse, edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; General Preface; Acknowledgments; Figures and Tables; The Authors; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The position of adjectives and other phrasal modifiers in the decomposition of DP; 3. Ezafe and the deep position of nominal modifiers; 4. Meaning-form correlations and adjective position in Spanish; 5. Nonrestrictive modifiers in non-parenthetical positions; 6. Adjectives and degree modification; 7. Measure of change: The adjectival core of degree achievements; 8. Aspectual composition with degrees; 9. Manner modification of state verbs
  • 10. Towards flexible types with constraints for manner and factive adverbs11. Lexical semantics and pragmatics of evaluative adverbs; 12. Discourse adjectives; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (372 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191526367
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000414637
  • (EBL)415056
  • (OCoLC)437092107
  • (SSID)ssj0000097301
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11114169
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000097301
  • (PQKBWorkID)10114362
  • (PQKB)10365580
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415056
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000414637
Label
Adjectives and adverbs : syntax, semantics, and discourse, edited by Louise McNally and Christopher Kennedy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; General Preface; Acknowledgments; Figures and Tables; The Authors; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The position of adjectives and other phrasal modifiers in the decomposition of DP; 3. Ezafe and the deep position of nominal modifiers; 4. Meaning-form correlations and adjective position in Spanish; 5. Nonrestrictive modifiers in non-parenthetical positions; 6. Adjectives and degree modification; 7. Measure of change: The adjectival core of degree achievements; 8. Aspectual composition with degrees; 9. Manner modification of state verbs
  • 10. Towards flexible types with constraints for manner and factive adverbs11. Lexical semantics and pragmatics of evaluative adverbs; 12. Discourse adjectives; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (372 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191526367
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000414637
  • (EBL)415056
  • (OCoLC)437092107
  • (SSID)ssj0000097301
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11114169
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000097301
  • (PQKBWorkID)10114362
  • (PQKB)10365580
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415056
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000414637

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