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Title: Proceedings of the 10th Student Conference in Linguistics (SCIL 10)
Written By: Michele I Feist
Jennifer B. Hay
Julia Moore
Stephen Fix
Series Title: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 37 (MITWPL 37)
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Ralph C. Blight
VP Ellipsis, Predicate Fronting, and Verb Positions in English
Walcir Cardoso
Vocalic Hiatus Resolution in Picard
Masaaki Fuji
The Semantics of the Japanese Stage-Level Pronoun Sore
Anna Goy
Lexical Semantics of Emotional Adjectives
Kleanthes K. Grohmann
Some Concepts and Consequences of DR
Jya-Lin Hwang
On Chinese Resultative Verb Compounds: A Lexical Subordination Approach
Caroline Jones
Licit vs. Illicit Responses in Meinhof's Rule Phenomena
Mika Kizu
Resumptive A'-Dependencies in Cleft Constructions
Hikyoung Lee
Correlating the Production and Perception of Discourse Markers
Tao-yuan Li
Phonological and Articulatory Constraints on Verbal Short-term Memory Performance
Barbara Luka
Syntactic Judgment Fatigue: When Metacognition and Linguistic Data Crash and Burn
Aida Martinovic-Zic and Jelena Jovanovic
Conceptualization of Motion and Language-Specific Constraints in First-Language Acquisition
Keiko Muromatsu
The Count/Mass Distinction and the Ordering of Adjectives
Masao Ochi
Multiple Spell-Out, PF Merger, and Adjunction
Satoshi Oku
English Genitive "Pronouns" as Isomorphs of Anaphor and Pronominal
Laurel Smith Stvan
How About It? The Influence of Accent and Context in Determining Discourse Function

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: AEE Publishing
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