Download Studies in the Composition and Decomposition of Event by Boban Arsenijević, Berit Gehrke, Rafael Marín PDF
By Boban Arsenijević, Berit Gehrke, Rafael Marín
This certain, perceptive addition to the linguistics literature analyzes the semantic elements of occasion predicates, exploring their fine-grained components in addition to their organisation in linguistic processing. The papers transcend natural semantics to contemplate their various impacts of occasion predicates on argument constitution, point, scalarity, and occasion structure.
The quantity indicates how advances within the linguistic concept of occasion predicates, that have spawned Davidsonian and neo-Davidsonian notions of occasion arguments, as well as ‘event constitution’ frameworks and mereological versions for the eventuality area, have sidelined examine on particular units of entailments that help a typology of occasion predicates. Addressing this imbalance within the literature, the paintings additionally provides facts indicating a extra advanced position for scalar constructions than at present assumed. it is going to improve the paintings of semanticists, psycholinguists, and syntacticians with a decompositional method of verb word structure.