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Intervention effects in focus

  • The most recent trend in the studies of LF intervention effects makes crucial reference to focusing effects on the interveners, and this paper critically examines the representative analyses of the focus-based approach. While each analysis has its own merits and shortcomings, I argue that a pragmatic analysis that does not make appeal to syntactic configurations is better equipped to deal with many of the complex and delicate facts surrounding intervention effects.

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Author:Satoshi Tomioka
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-24502
ISSN:1866-4725 (online)
ISSN:1614-4708 (print)
Parent Title (German):Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632
Subtitle (German):from a Japanese point of view
Publisher:Universitätsverlag Potsdam
Place of publication:Potsdam
Editor:Shinichiro Ishihara, Svetlana Petrova, Anne Schwarz
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of Completion:2007
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2008/10/21
Tag:Alternative Semantics; Focus; Intervention Effect; Post-Focus Reduction; Topic; Whinterrogatives
Volume:9
First Page:97
Last Page:118
Source:Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Prosody, Syntax, and Information Structure (WPSI 2). - Potsdam : Univ.-Verl., 2007. - S. 97 - 118. - (Interdisciplinary studies on information structure ; 9)
RVK - Regensburg Classification:ER 300
Organizational units:Humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Institut für Linguistik / Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
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Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Schriftenreihen / Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632, ISSN 1866-4725 / ISIS (2007) 09
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
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Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Prosody, Syntax, and Information Structure (WPSI 2). -Potsdam : Univ.-Verl., 2007 - 118 S.(Interdisciplinary studies on information structure ; 9)
ISSN 1866-4725
URN: urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus-22234