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Exclamative Clauses: At the Syntax-Semantics Interface
A study of the syntaxlsemantic interface and its application to the study of exclamatives, and to the notion of clause types more generally. Expand
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Negation and Clausal Structure: A Comparative Study of Romance Languages
Every language has some syntactic means of distinguishing a negative from a non-negative sentence. This ability may be expressed in different ways. Zanuttini's goal is to characterize the range ofExpand
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A syntactic analysis of interpretive restrictions on imperative, promissive, and exhortative subjects
This paper investigates the interpretive restrictions on the subjects of imperative, promissive, and exhortative sentences—what we call the “jussive” clause types. Expand
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* This paper grew out of a Suggestion of Luigi Rizzi. We thank him for bis help and support throughout our work on the topic. The paper was presented at the linguistics seminars of UCL, Geneva andExpand
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The characterization of exclamative clauses in Paduan
In this descriptive report we outline the structural pattern of exclamative clauses in Paduan. Because of the close similarity between exclamative and interrogative clauses in this language, we beginExpand
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Agreement in Promissive, Imperative, and Exhortative Clauses
Abstract. One of the unique features of Korean is that it marks sentences used to promise with the same grammatical mechanism - a paradigm of sentence final particles - with which it marks otherExpand
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The two-stage model of lexical retrieval: evidence from a case of anomia with selective preservation of grammatical gender
The two-stage theory of lexical production distinguishes the retrieval of lemmas from the subsequent retrieval of the forms of words. The information made available by lemma retrieval includesExpand
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Encoding the addressee in the syntax: evidence from English imperative subjects
Imperative subjects in English are puzzling in several respects: null subjects are possible with a definite interpretation, unlike in other clause types; quantificational subjects are oftenExpand
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Emphasis as reduplication: Evidence from sì che/no che sentences
In this article we investigate the syntax of Italian emphatic replies in which a polarity particle is followed by an embedded clause introduced by the declarative complementizer che, which we labelExpand
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