LINGUIST List 18.1463|
Mon May 14 2007
Qs: Weak Case?; Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning
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Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning
Message 1: Weak Case?
From: Rachel Ertl <rgertluwm.edu>
Subject: Weak Case?
Based on Chomsky's (1995a) MP...
If a Case feature is weak, does that mean it doesn't have to be checked
(and deleted) until LF? Given that Case features are universally
[-interpretable] - meaning their existence will cause a derivation crash at
LF - how is it possible to delay checking until LF?
Message 2: Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning
From: Arash Golzari <arashgolzarigmail.com>
Subject: Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning
I am working on meaning reception in discourse. I was wondering if it is
possible to understand and analyze the pragmatic meaning of a phrase or
sentence before its semantic meaning. Could you please help me on this?
Your consideration is highly appreciated,
Azad University of Karaj, Iran
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