Lexical Limits on the Influence of Context

  title={Lexical Limits on the Influence of Context},
  author={Cornelia Maria Verspoor},
This paper introduces an approach to modeling the interpretation of semantically underspecified logical metonymies, such as John began the book. A distinctive feature of the theory presented is its emphasis on accounting for their behavior in discoursecontexts. The approach dependson the definition of a pragmatic component which interacts in the appropriate manner with lexicosyntactic information to establish the coherence of a discourse. The infelicity of certain logical metonymy constructions… CONTINUE READING

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