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4 4 The composition of incremental change

Christopher Kennedy

in Telicity, Change, and State: A Cross-Categorial View of Event Structure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693498
eISBN:
9780191741715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693498.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

Focusing on the analysis of degree achievements, Kennedy and Levin (2008) suggest that it is possible to provide a unified analysis of verbs of variable telicity in which aspect is determined by a ... More


The limiting theory

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/9780198804659.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter considers how the compositional theory argued for in the preceding chapters might apply to a variety of additional cases where a lexical, degree-theoretic semantics has been proposed. ... More


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