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Title: Situational Theory and the Semantics of Propositional Expressions
Written By: Paul H Portner
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This work discusses the variety of propositional expressions in English. It is proposed that one can assign different characteristic sorts of propositions to each class of expressions.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 396
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