The Dual Analysis of Adjuncts/Complements in Categorial Grammar

@inproceedings{Dowty2000TheDA,
  title={The Dual Analysis of Adjuncts/Complements in Categorial Grammar},
  author={David R. Dowty},
  year={2000}
}
  • David R. Dowty
  • Published 2000
  • Mathematics
  • The distinction between COMPLEMENTS and ADJUNCTS has a long tradition in grammatical theory, and it is also included in some way or other in most current formal linguistic theories. But it is a highly vexed distinction, for several reasons, one of which is that no diagnostic criteria have emerged that will reliably distinguish adjuncts from complements in all cases — two many examples seem to “fall into the crack” between the two categories, no matter how theorists wrestle with them. In this… CONTINUE READING
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