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What counts : focus and quantification

What counts : focus and quantification (Loan 3 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Herburger, Elena.
Title Statement
What counts : focus and quantification / Elena Herburger.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, Mass. :   MIT Press,   c2000.  
Physical Medium
x, 166 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Statement
Linguistic inquiry monographs ; 36
ISBN
026208287X 026258185X (pbk.)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-160) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Focus (Linguistics) Grammar, Comparative and general -- Quantifiers. Grammar, Comparative and general -- Determiners. Semantics. Pragmatics.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Series Foreword = xi
Preface = xiii
Chapter 1 : Overview and Background = 1
 1.1 Overview = 1
 1.2 Sentences as Descriptions of Events = 3
 1.3 Adverbials as Predicates of Events = 4
 1.4 Why So Much Decomposition? = 8
Chapter 2 : Negated and Nonnegated Sentences = 11
 2.1 Introduction = 11
 2.2 The Role of Nonfocused Material = 12
 2.3 Focal Presuppositions Rethought = 15
 2.4 Structured Davidsonian Decomposition = 17
 2.5 Backgrounded Focal Entailments and Scope = 21
 2.6 Postverbal Spanish n-Words as a Diagnostic = 23
 2.7 Focus and Negation : Bound, Free, and Wide Readings = 29
 2.8 What Is the Negation of a Sentence? = 34
 2.9 Definite Descriptions, Focus, and Negation = 35
 2.10 Other Negative Contexts = 38
 2.11 How the Semantics Relates to the Syntax = 40
 2.12 A Comparison with Earlier Analyses = 47
 Appendix : (Non)contrastive Focus and Intonation = 50
Chapter 3 : Adverbial Quantifiers = 59
 3.1 Introduction = 59
 3.2 Assocation with Focus : An Instance of Structured Davidsonian Decomposition = 59
 3.3 When There Is More than One Adverb = 61
 3.4 Second Occurrence Focus = 63
 3.5 Embedded Clauses = 69
 3.6 Quantificational Variability of Indefinites = 73
 3.7 Focus or VP-Internal Versus VP-External? = 80
 3.8 Events or Situations? = 82
Chapter 4 : Only and Even = 85
 4.1 Introduction = 85
 4.2 Some Syntactic Facts about Only = 86
 4.3 Conservativity, Focal Mapping, and Q-Raising = 89
 4.4 The Existential Force of Only = 93
 4.5 The Existential Force of Every = 97
 4.6 Downward Monotonicity : Weak and Strong = 100
 4.7 Only Quantifying over Events = 105
 4.8 Only's Partner Even = 108
 4.9 Syntactic Similarities between Only and Even = 108
 4.10 Implicatures and Being Noteworthy = 110
 4.11 Ambiguous Even-Sentences = 111
 4.12 The Existential Implicature as Pragmatic Inference = 114
 4.13 Syntactic and Crosslinguistic Support for the NPI Approach = 116
 4.14 Conventional Implicature versus Literal Meaning = 118
 4.15 Summary of the Discussion regarding Even = 121
Chapter 5 : Determiners = 123
 5.1 Introduction = 123
 5.2 Focus-Affected Noun Phases : The Basic Phenomenon = 124
 5.3 Focus-Affected Readings and Q-Raising = 129
 5.4 Unary Weak Determiners and Q-Raising = 131
 5.5 Unary Weak Determiners Are Not Adjectives = 133
 5.6 Back to the Definiteness Effect : QR versus Q-Raising = 135
Notes = 141
References = 155
Index = 161


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