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Measuring occasions

Alexis Wellwood

in The Meaning of More

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198804659
eISBN:
9780191842870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804659.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

While much of the tradition in degree semantics has focused on the distribution and interpretation of comparatives targeting adjectives, this chapter discusses a class of adjectival comparatives that ... More


Measuring states

Alexis Wellwood

in The Meaning of More

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198804659
eISBN:
9780191842870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804659.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter extends the theory developed in the previous chapter in which an expression like “much” (implicitly as part of “more”, explicitly as part of phrases like “too much” when combined with ... More


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