Nonverbal predication : copular sentences at the syntax-semantics interface

This text concerns the interpretation and structure of non-verbal predicates in copular sentences (i.e. sentences with the verb 'be'). The author provides a unifying analysis based on a ternary distinction between defining/characterizing/ situation-descriptive predicates

Main Author: Roy, Isabelle
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text concerns the interpretation and structure of non-verbal predicates in copular sentences (i.e. sentences with the verb 'be'). The author provides a unifying analysis based on a ternary distinction between defining/characterizing/ situation-descriptive predicates
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191747151