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Structuring Events: A Study in the Semantics of Lexical Aspect

ISBN/ASIN: 9781405106672,9780470759127 | 2003 | English | pdf | 216/216 pages | 1.39 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell | Author: Susan Rothstein(auth.)

Structuring Events presents a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect for anyone interested in the study of verb meanings.

Provides an introduction to aspectual classes and aspectual distinctions.
Utilizes case studies to present a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect and compare it with alternative theories.
Useful for students and scholars in semantics and syntax as well as the neighboring fields of pragmatics and philosophy of language.Content:
Chapter 1 Verb Classes and Aspectual Classification (pages 1–35):
Chapter 2 Progressive Achievements (pages 37–58):
Chapter 3 Resultative Predication (pages 59–90):
Chapter 4 The Structure of Accomplishments (pages 91–122):
Chapter 5 The Interpretation of Derived Accomplishments (pages 123–147):
Chapter 6 Quantization, Telicity, and Change (pages 148–156):
Chapter 7 Telicity and Atomicity (pages 157–182):
Chapter 8 Event Structure and Aspectual Classification (pages 183–197):

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