High Negation in Subjunctive Conditionals and Polar Questions

Abstract

In certain environments, negation does not anti-license Positive Polarity Items in English and can precede definite noun phrases in German. Instances of negation with these characteristics are labeled 'high' negation. There are two environments where high negation –as opposed to regular, 'low' negation– has been argued to correlate with an additional… (More)

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@inproceedings{Romero2015HighNI, title={High Negation in Subjunctive Conditionals and Polar Questions}, author={Maribel Romero and Mar{\'i}a Biezma and Amaia Garc{\'i}a Od{\'o}n and Irene Heim and Sven Lauer and Brian Leahy and Edgar Onea and Doris Penka and Floris Roelofsen}, year={2015} }