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Compositionality in Montague Grammar

  title={Compositionality in Montague Grammar},
  author={Marcus Kracht and Fakult{\"a}t},
Though not the first to introduce the notion, Montague has bee n a key figure in promoting the principle of compositionality. Mont ague himself proposed both an abstract program and a grammar for a fragmen t of E glish. In his fragment he makes particular choices for the manipula tion of meanings that have later been modified. This work has sparked o ff numerous important developments. For example, Discourse Represent atio Theory targets a specific weakness of Montague Grammar, namely the t… 
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