An Aspectual Analysis of Ditransitive Verbs of Caused Possession in English

@article{Beavers2011AnAA,
  title={An Aspectual Analysis of Ditransitive Verbs of Caused Possession in English},
  author={John Beavers},
  journal={J. Semantics},
  year={2011},
  volume={28},
  pages={1-54}
}
In this paper I examine ditransitive verbs that can describe caused possession (e.g. give, throw, send) by looking at their lexical aspectual properties, a method ol gy that has proven fruitful for the exploration of (in)transitive verbs. I sho w that as a whole these ditransitives share a number of aspectual properties in common with (in)tr a sitive verbs… CONTINUE READING

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