(De-)constructing evidentiality

  title={(De-)constructing evidentiality},
  author={R. D{\'e}cha{\^i}ne and Clare Cook and J. Muehlbauer and R. Waldie},
Extending Faller (2002), we analyze clauses with evidential marking as presenting, but not asserting, a proposition p. Crucial to this analysis is the distinction between common ground and origo ground. The common ground regulates p's to which interlocutors have made a commitment and is subject to the logic of contradiction: p and not-p cannot hold at the same time. The origo ground regulates p's that depend on a perspective-holder's experience and is subject to the logic of faultless… Expand