Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse

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In this volume leading researchers present new work on the semantics and pragmatics of adjectives and adverbs, and their interfaces with syntax. Its concerns include the semantics of gradability; the relationship between adjectival scales and verbal aspect; the relationship between meaning and the positions of adjectives and adverbs in nominal and verbal projections; and the fine-grained semantics of different subclasses of adverbs and adverbs. Its goals are to provide a comprehensive vision of the linguistically ...

Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse 2008, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199211623

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