Might and Free Choice in Inquisitive Semantics

  title={Might and Free Choice in Inquisitive Semantics},
  author={Ivano Ciardelli and Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen},
Overview. One prominent use of expressions in natural language is to draw attention to certain possibilities. We propose an extension of inquisitive semantics that captures this aspect of language use/meaning. As a concrete application of this general idea, we present an analysis of might that deals straightforwardly with certain free choice data that were particularly problematic for previous accounts. We also point at other potential applications. 

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