Aspectual Composition in Minimal Recursion Semantics

  title={Aspectual Composition in Minimal Recursion Semantics},
    Aspectual composition occurs when grammatical aspect (perfective and imperfective) and eventuality types (accomplishments, achievements, processes, states) carried by the verb phrase combine to trigger particular meanings. This aspectual composition may change the denotation of the eventuality type resulting to aspectual shifts An instance of this phenomenon is found in Modern Greek, where there is a contrast between perfective and imperfective aspect, overt in the morphology of the verb. The… CONTINUE READING

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