Context and Well-formedness: the dynamics of ellipsis

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  title={Context and Well-formedness: the dynamics of ellipsis},
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  year={2005}
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  • Published 2005
Using data from ellipsis as evidence, this talk argues that a grammar formalism for natural languages should both articulate the process of building up interpretation in real time, and be sensitive to contextually provided information. Almost every natural language expression displays some for m of context dependence. This is most obvious with anaphora and tense construal, but t he effects go much further than this. An utterance of e.g. I bumped into Mary yesterday in the park will convey… CONTINUE READING

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