From temporal anchoring to long distance anaphors

@article{Giorgi2006FromTA,
  title={From temporal anchoring to long distance anaphors},
  author={Alessandra Giorgi},
  journal={Natural Language & Linguistic Theory},
  year={2006},
  volume={24},
  pages={1009-1047}
}
  • Alessandra Giorgi
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Natural Language & Linguistic Theory
  • This paper investigates the distribution of long distance anaphors in two typologically unrelated languages, Italian and Chinese, and shows that in spite of the superficial differences they are ruled by the same grammatical principles. It is proposed that the properties determining the temporal location of events at the interface level—i.e., Sequence of Tense—also allow the identification of the antecedent of long distance anaphors. The paper focuses on so-called blocking effects—namely, the… CONTINUE READING

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