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LINGUIST List 19.1414

Sat Apr 26 2008

Sum: Compositional Semantics - 'So,' 'So ADJ That'

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Message 1: Compositional Semantics - 'So,' 'So ADJ That'
Date: 25-Apr-2008
From: Katy McKinney-Bock <ksmckinnusc.edu>
Subject: Compositional Semantics - 'So,' 'So ADJ That'
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Query for this summary posted in LINGUIST Issue: 19.1242
This post is a summary of responses for query 19.1242, regarding the recent 
literature of compositional semantics of 'so' or 'so ADJ that' on April 10.

I would like to thank (in order of response) Ora Matushansky and Elena
Castroviejo Miró for their responses to my post. The following references
were suggested:

Castroviejo, E. 2006. A degree-based account of Wh-exclamatives. In
Puig-Waldmüller, E. (ed.) Proceedings of the 11th Sinn und Bedeutung,
September 23 2006, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
(Her full dissertation can be found on the Semantics Archive,
http://semanticsarchive.net/Archive/mU5NDRmM/wh-exclamatives-in-Catalan.pdf)

Meier, C. 2001. Multihead comparatives and result clause constructions with
split antecedents. In C. Fand W. Sternefeld, eds., Audiatur Vox Sapientia.
A Festschrift for Arnim von Stechow. Studia Grammatica. Berlin: Akademie
Verlag.

Meier, Cécile. 2003. The meaning of too, enough and so...that. Natural
Language Semantics 11.69-107.

Umbach, Carla. The role of so in German equative comparison. Syntax and
Semantics Conference CSSP, Paris, October 2007.
(The handout is available on her website:
http://www.cogsci.uni-osnabrueck.de/%7Ecumbach/research.html)


Cheers,
Katy McKinney-Bock

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

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