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  • Presupposition triggering from alternatives 

    Abusch, Dorit (2009-06-28)
    This paper considers a set of presupposition triggers including focus, questions, 'contrastive' statives, and an 'affirmation/negation' construction involving and not, where presuppositions are cancelable. It is proposed ...
  • A recursive phonology interface for WH-F alternative semantics 

    Rooth, Mats; Dong, Hongyuan (2011-06-02)
    The presentation presents an analysis of intonational focus and focused in-situ WH phrases that couples the projection of alternatives in alternative semantics for focus with phonological prominence in a stress-F account ...