Adjuncts and Arguments in VP-Focus in Hungarian

@article{Kenesei1998AdjunctsAA,
  title={Adjuncts and Arguments in VP-Focus in Hungarian},
  author={I. Kenesei},
  journal={Acta Linguistica Hungarica},
  year={1998},
  volume={45},
  pages={61-88}
}
  • I. Kenesei
  • Published 1998
  • Philosophy
  • Acta Linguistica Hungarica
It has been well-known since Höhle (1982), and in particular since Selkirk (1984), that the prosody of focusing is sensitive to the difference between adjuncts and heads or arguments. In Selkirk's proposal, when some item receives focus or pitch accent, an entire phrase can be interpreted as focused if the item is its head or an argument of the head. If, on the other hand, it is an adjunct of the phrase, only the adjunct, but not the dominating phrase node, can be taken to constitute semantic… Expand
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